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U10D1-68 – Credibility, Dependability, and Transferability

For this discussion, complete the following:

1. Present a strategy to ensure credibility, dependability, and transferability in your study.

2. Identify how you will address researcher’s pre-understanding, preconceptions, and biases about the topic, and how you will set them aside.

3. Support your strategy with references to the assigned readings for this unit and the article located during your library search.

Readings

Use your Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods text to read Chapter 9, “Enhancing the Quality and Credibility of Qualitative Studies,” pages 652–743. This chapter discusses the quality and credibility of qualitative analysis.

Use your Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design text to read Chapter 10, “Standards of Validation and Evaluation,” pages 253–286. Focus on the following subsections:

A. “Validity and Reliability in Qualitative Research.

B. “Evaluation Criteria.”

C. “Qualitative Perspectives.” (Phenomenological research, grounded theory research, ethnographic research, and case study research.)

D. “Comparing the Evaluation Standards of the Five Approaches.”

Complete the following:

Read Hart’s 2007 article, “Birthing a Research Project: Design,” from International Journal of Childbirth Education, volume 22, issue 1, pages 22–26.

Read Johnson’s 2001 article, “Toward a New Classification of Nonexperimental Quantitative Research,” from Educational Researcher, volume 30, issue 2, pages 3–13.

Read Walker’s 2005 article, “The Strengths and Weaknesses of Research Designs Involving Quantitative Measures,” from Journal of Research in Nursing, volume 10, issue 5, pages 571–582.

Use the Internet to read Winter’s 2000 article, “A Comparative Discussion of the Notion of ‘Validity’ in Qualitative and Quantitative Research,” from The  Qualitative Report, volume 4, issue 3.

Library Search

Locate an article that focuses on how to evaluate qualitative studies. You will use this article in the unit discussion.

Transcript Reading – Qualitative Research Proposal

INTRODUCTION – Credibility, Dependability, and Transferability

According to Patton (2001):

The credibility of the qualitative inquiry depends on three distinct but related inquiry elements: rigorous methods for doing field work that yield high-quality data that are systematically analyzed with attention to issues of credibility; the credibility of the researcher, which is dependent on training, experience, track record, status, and presentation of self; and philosophical belief in the value of qualitative inquiry, that is, a fundamental appreciation of naturalistic inquiry, qualitative methods, inductive analysis, purposeful sampling and holistic thinking. (pp. 552– 553)

The cornerstone for judging the overall quality of a qualitative research study hinges on three characteristics of the study:

Credibility.

Dependability.

Transferability.

Credibility

Credibility refers to confidence in the accuracy of the data as reported, as well as a systematic and thorough interpretation by the researcher. It involves carrying out the study in a way that enhances the believability of the findings of the data over time and over conditions. Credibility is assessed by how well you demonstrate your understanding of your research methodology and how well you apply the methodology to data collection and data analysis.

Dependability

Dependability is demonstrated by providing clear, detailed, and sequential descriptions of all procedures and methods, such that another researcher could repeat each of them faithfully.

Transferability

Transferability is demonstrated by showing that the sample fairly represents the target population, as well as by showing

that the sample participants have the knowledge, experience, or expertise necessary to provide information that the discipline or field and the target population would find meaningful in regard to the topic.

Reference

Patton, M. Q. (2001). Qualitative research & evaluation methods (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

OBJECTIVES

To successfully complete this learning unit, you will be expected to:

1. Identify and explain threats to credibility, dependability, confirmability, and transferability.

2. Develop a qualitative research plan for a topic and research question applicable to a specific field of specialization.

3. Identify how to address a researcher’s pre-understanding, preconceptions, and biases about the research topic.

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