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qualitative

(kwol'i-ta?tiv) [L. qualitativus]
Referring to the quality of anything.
See: quantitative
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The qualitative study of online communication management is done by considering content management and interaction management.
Interestingly, in order to provide a more fine-grained insight into the potential and limitations of quantitative and qualitative approaches, the author has decided to present an in-depth analysis of two well-received studies on crowdsourcing representing opposite epistemological stances.
As Sandelowski (5) points out, qualitative description is a distributed residual category and, as such, it makes visible the "porous lines between qualitative and quantitative description (...) and between the erosion and re-invention of method" (p.
Figure depicts this whole process of sampling within the context of using a survey as a qualitative descriptive tool to study public policies across countries.
Another aspect related to qualitative research is that of reliability and validity of study findings.
In qualitative research, findings or the description of a phenomenon should accurately resemble the actual phenomenon (Morse, 2015).
In order to be possible for qualitative reasoning, variables must be restricted to correspond to functions of time whose behavior is reasonable.
The problem with Epistemology and Metaphysics for Qualitative Research is that the connection to qualitative research is never made.
Throughout the technical presentations on advances in qualitative simulation, we discussed the practicality of automatically transforming quantitative and qualitative models during the course of reasoning.
It also means that we design qualitative approaches that allow us to capture unanticipated data (Becker, 1996) by opening up opportunities for thinking about and assessing student learning differently.

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