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Episode 1: What Even is Qualitative Research?!

Welcome to the first episode of, “Coloring Outside the Memos!”. In this episode, Dr. Lizzy and Dr. Tiffany discuss Qualitative Research (broadly used) and how theory is used within this area of research. Listen to this first episode and how the image below can be representative of qualitative research.

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What Even is Qualitative Research?!



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media and virtual techniques. Cambridge University Press.

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(2019). Feeling Scared During Sex: Findings From a U.S. Probability Sample of 

Women and Men Ages 14 to 60. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 45(5), 



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Yin, R. K. (2015). Qualitative research from start to finish. Guilford publications.


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