Using the unit readings and other library resources, consider what is needed to ensure rigor and trustworthiness of qualitative research. Be sure to support your claims with the appropriate scholarly research guides specific to qualitative inquiry.
Offer your reflections on the following questions:
- How does the researcher ensure the research approach is systematic?
- How does the researcher ensure the study design is rigorous?
- How does the researcher ensure reduction of bias?
- What other factors are essential for a qualitative researcher to ensure rigorous qualitative research is conducted?
Cite your sources as appropriate.