A Journey to the Qualitative Wonderland: Lessons Learned for Novice Researchers

Kuan Chen Tsai [1]

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It is believed that through a journey of being a good researcher, it is beneficial to appreciate two different values drawing form two opposite paradigms, which in turn familiarizing oneself with two distinct conceptual frameworks thereby strengthening individual‟s research capacity. In this paper, a novice qualitative researcher shares four lessons learned from the process of conducting his first qualitative study. The lessons are: (a) Do your homework on the literature; (b) Carefully read regulations of Institutional Review Board; (c) Any confusion, ask the experts first; (d) If possible, try to use qualitative data analysis software; and (e) Reflect and challenge your assumptions all the time
qualitative methodology; research process; advice; novice researcher
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Author: Kuan Chen Tsai

Bibtex @ { ajesi18749, journal = {Anadolu Journal Of Educational Sciences International}, issn = {2146-4014}, address = {Anadolu University}, year = {2013}, volume = {3}, pages = { - }, doi = {}, title = {A Journey to the Qualitative Wonderland: Lessons Learned for Novice Researchers}, key = {cite}, author = {Tsai, Kuan Chen} }
APA Tsai, K . (2013). A Journey to the Qualitative Wonderland: Lessons Learned for Novice Researchers. Anadolu Journal Of Educational Sciences International, 3 (1), . Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/ajesi/issue/1528/18749
MLA Tsai, K . "A Journey to the Qualitative Wonderland: Lessons Learned for Novice Researchers". Anadolu Journal Of Educational Sciences International 3 (2013): <http://dergipark.gov.tr/ajesi/issue/1528/18749>
Chicago Tsai, K . "A Journey to the Qualitative Wonderland: Lessons Learned for Novice Researchers". Anadolu Journal Of Educational Sciences International 3 (2013):
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