analyses and with triangulation there are appropriate major concerns
Would people say the same things if asked again to a focus group?
How does one account for good or bad days for interviews and narratives?
Two groups have thought through and laid out for the rest of us
excellent protocols for ensuring reliability and validity. My
own protocol for ensuring reliability and validity is also
is not the goal of qualitative research, though ensuring reliability
and validity does produce more generalizable results, especially
when confirmed across cases, institutions, populations, settings
and time. As in quantitative research, repeated analyses on new
data sets can confirm results.