Roles and Responsibilities as a Qualitative Researcher
Reflect critically on your role as a qualitative researcher. (Half page)
- Describe your understanding of the following terms: positionality, reflexivity, and researcher-as-instrument. Provide definitions for each term, and offer examples that you draw from your own personal and professional experiences.
- Pick three adjectives to describe the role of the qualitative researcher. Address each adjective in 3-5 sentences explaining what you see as the researcher’s responsibilities in planning for, conducting, and writing up a qualitative study.
- Create some “notes to self.” In these notes, include ideas about the important and useful aspects of your role and responsibilities as a qualitative researcher that you will want to remember.
Requirements: 2-3 pages