Philosophical Assumptions and Interpretive Frameworks
- Discuss, in-depth, the process of research compiled by Denzin & Lincoln (2011). Be sure to include the questions researchers should ask themselves to determine the philosophical assumptions they bring to the research.
- What four (4) philosophical assumptions exist when choosing to conduct qualitative research. Describe each.
- Provide a brief description of the types of interpretive frameworks used in qualitative research.
- Explain how Christian beliefs might influence the philosophical assumptions brought to the research. Utilize at least one Bible verse to support your discussion.
The student will complete 2 Discussions in this course. The student will post 1 thread of at least 500 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday of the assigned Module: Week. The student must then post 2 replies of at least 300 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of the assigned Module: Week. For each thread, students must support their assertions with at least 2 scholarly citations in APA format. Each reply must incorporate at least 1 scholarly citation in APA format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years (excluding the course textbook and Bible). Acceptable sources include: peer-reviewed journal articles, published textbooks, or publications directly associated with the content being discussed.