Discussion Trustworthiness in Qualitative Research for Dr. Rocal


Discussion 1: Trustworthiness in Qualitative Research

Understanding the strategies that have been developed to address issues of trustworthiness is the first step. The second step is considering “how could I do that in my own research?” It is important to recognize that it may not be feasible for you, as a novice researcher, to implement all possible strategies.

For this Discussion, you will examine quality, trustworthiness, and credibility in qualitative research and provide specific techniques and strategies.

To prepare for this Discussion:

  • Review Chapter 11 of the Ravitch and Carl course text and the Shenton article related to trustworthiness in qualitative research.
  • Use the Course Guide and Assignment Help to search for an article related to trustworthiness and/or quality in qualitative research.

The Discussion:

In your discussion, provide the following in subheadings below in 2 pages;

1.      Introduction

2.      Post an explanation of how you ensure the quality, trustworthiness, and credibility of your qualitative research.

3.      Provide examples of specific techniques and strategies. Use the learning resources as well as two additional article you found in your search to support your explanation.

4.      Search the Internet for a different article related to trustworthiness and/or quality of qualitative research that offers other techniques or strategies. Explain how these other techniques or strategies might further ensure quality, trustworthiness, and credibility in qualitative research.

5.      Conclusion

Use proper APA format, citations, and referencing.


1.      Ravitch, S. M., & Carl, N. M. (2016). Qualitative research: Bridging the conceptual, theoretical, and methodological. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

·         Chapter 11, “Research Ethics and the Relational Quality of Research” (pp. 343–382)

·         Book link: http://bookzz.org/book/2765181/235009


2.      Rubin, H. J., & Rubin, I. S. (2012). Qualitative interviewing: The art of hearing data (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Chapter 6, “Validity: Processes, Strategies, and Considerations” (pp. 185–213)

3.      Shenton, A. K. (2004). Strategies for ensuring trustworthiness in qualitative research projects. Education for Information, 22(2), 63–75. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.


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