Strategies for ensuring trustworthiness in qualitative research projects

  title={Strategies for ensuring trustworthiness in qualitative research projects},
  author={Andrew K. Shenton},
  journal={Educ. Inf.},
Although many critics are reluctant to accept the trustworthiness of qualitative research, frameworks for ensuring rigour in this form of work have been in existence for many years. Guba’s constructs, in particular, have won considerable favour and form the focus of this paper. Here researchers seek to satisfy four criteria. In addressing credibility, investigators attempt to demonstrate that a true picture of the phenomenon under scrutiny is being presented. To allow transferability, they… 

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