For Problem 1, which research strategies could increase design validity, enhance reflexivity, and encourage extension of findings? Problem 1 The director of an inner-city preschool program wants to obtain parents’….
Which type of sampling is appropriate and why? (probability or qualitative)
A researcher wants to understand the concept of sitebased school management. He has located a school district
that has spent one year in planning and writing guidelines
for site-based management at six selected schools. The
researcher is primarily interested in how a site-based management team operates and whether this affects the role
of the principal and the school’s relationship to the district’s central management. A site-based management
team consists of six members from the community and
three teachers plus the principal as an ad hoc member. A
central office facilitator frequently attends the monthly
meetings after conducting six orientation sessions. How
would you design the study?
a. Which type of sampling is appropriate and why? (probability or qualitative)
b. How should the sampling be done?
c. Which qualitative methods would be appropriate?