ERIC Number: EJ497233
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
What Can You Tell from an N of 1?: Issues of Validity and Reliability in Qualitative Research.
Merriam, Sharan B.
PAACE Journal of Lifelong Learning, v4 p51-60 1995
Deals with issues of validity and reliability in qualitative research in education. Discusses philosophical assumptions underlying the concepts of internal validity, reliability, and external validity or generalizability. Presents strategies congruent with a qualitative research perspective for ensuring the rigor and trustworthiness of findings. (Author)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Available from Pennsylvania Assn. for Adult and Continuing Education, PO Box 3796, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3796.