Descriptions of Sampling Practices Within Five Approaches to Qualitative Research in Education and the Health Sciences

@inproceedings{Guetterman2015DescriptionsOS,
  title={Descriptions of Sampling Practices Within Five Approaches to Qualitative Research in Education and the Health Sciences},
  author={Timothy C Guetterman},
  year={2015}
}
Although recommendations exist for determining qualitative sample sizes, the literature appears to contain few instances of research on the topic. Practical guidance is needed for determining sample sizes to conduct rigorous qualitative research, to develop proposals, and to budget resources. The purpose of this article is to describe qualitative sample size and sampling practices within published studies in education and the health sciences by research design: case study, ethnography, grounded… CONTINUE READING

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