September 28, 2017
Training researchers to use qualitative software and helping people who get stuck with Quirkos, I get to see a lot of people’s coding frameworks. Most of the time they are great, often they are fine but have too many codes, but sometimes they just seem to lack a little balance.
In good quality quantitative research, you should see the researchers have adopted a ‘null hypothesis’ before they start the analysis. In
September 29, 2016
Reflexivity is a process (and it should be a continuing process) of reflecting on how the researcher could be influencing a research project.
In a traditional positivist research paradigm, the researcher attempts to be a neutral influence on research. They make rational and logical interpretations, and assume a ‘null hypothesis’, in which they expect all experiments to have no effect, and have no pre-defined concept of what