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qualitative analysis

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The testing of a substance or mixture to determine its chemical constituents.

qualitative analysis

n
(Chemistry) See analysis4

qual′itative anal′ysis



n.
the analysis of a substance in order to ascertain the identity of its chemical constituents.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.qualitative analysis - the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
analysis - an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
uranalysis, urinalysis - (medicine) the chemical analysis of urine (for medical diagnosis)
scatology - (medicine) the chemical analysis of excrement (for medical diagnosis or for paleontological purposes)
polarography - an electrochemical method of chemical analysis
quantitative analysis, quantitative chemical analysis - chemical analysis to determine the amounts of each element in the substance
dialysis - separation of substances in solution by means of their unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes
dating, geological dating - use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens
thermogravimetry - the measurement of changes in weight as a function of changes in temperature used as a technique of chemically analyzing substances
tare - (chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals
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Whilst this theoretical trajectory may be equally valuable in any type of qualitative research, the tension is even bigger regarding international or more specifically cross-cultural research traditions and the fundamental understanding of how to address comparative issues.
Demystifying Qualitative Research in Pregnancy and Childbirth aims to guide readers through all the stages of the research process, enlightening them about the purpose of quality research, and informing them of considerations they should make before commencing.
Quantitative research includes "the gathering and manipulation of numerical data" whereas qualitative research involves "the analysis of complex data collected by observations, interviews, or actual participation by the research." Taylor makes his point in several chapters, especially in Part III, and even includes a chart (p.
The significance of counseling-focused qualitative research continues to increase as more counselors conduct and more journals publish quality quantitative research.
Qaiser Munir, Director CBER and Director ORIC, welcomed the participants and said that ORIC-IBA will continue to host such workshops to train research students and faculty in using qualitative research methodologies.
Amanat Ali Jalbani welcomed the participants and said that ORIC-IoBM will continue to host such workshops to train research students and faculty in using qualitative research methodologies.
(1) illustrate this complexity aptly by affirming that the inseparability of the phenomena from their context underlies qualitative research, since it is impossible to discern opinions, perceptions and meanings of individuals by taking them out of context.
There is no doubt that qualitative research is very much linked to the significant changes that dominated the 20th century and that emphasized the importance of exploring rather than inquiring (Denzin & Lincoln, 1994; Guba & Lincoln, 2005; Lindlof & Taylor, 2011).
As with quantitative research, different study designs are used in qualitative research. Some of these designs include phenomenology, ethnography, historical, grounded theory, case study, narrative inquiry, and exploratory-descriptive.
There I learned about two new books, published simultaneously in 2017 by two society members: Critical Approaches to Questions in Qualitative Research by Raji Swaminathan and Thalia Mulvihill and Critical Approaches to Life Writing in Qualitative Research by Thalia Mulvihill and Raji Swaminathan.
Qualitative research comprises of the following methods: logic, ethnography, discourse analysis, case study, open-ended interview, participant observation, counseling, therapy, grounded theory, biography, comparative method, introspection, casuistry, focus group, literary criticism, meditation practice, historical research, etc.
In fact, recent literature on OMT has been increasingly raising the issue of the necessity of establishing standards for qualitative research, which inevitably takes us to a basic dilemma of qualitative methods and its quest for legitimacy within the institutional atmosphere, notably that of OMT, which has historically favored quantitative studies (ATKINSON, 2004; FRESHWATER et al., 2010).

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