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Chapter 14

Introduction to Qualitative Research


Special Issue of Southern Communication Journal on Qualitative Research

See the website for Southern Communication Journal, Volume 75, Issue 4--great variety of qualitative studies and introduction by guest editor, Ken Cissna.


Online Qualitative Journal 

The Qualitative Report website is an online journal dedicated to qualitative research and critical inquiry. There you can search the current and back issues of the journal and explore other websites devoted to qualitative research.  


Inductive Reasoning

Here’s a website with a good review of inductive reasoning.  



This website has a very detailed review of credibility in qualitative research, definately worth reading!  

Great Source

100 Questions (and Answers) about Qualitative Research, authored by Lisa M. Given, answers  many questions new researchers have about qualitative methods.


Updated June 22, 2017


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