Friday, June 14, 2013

Dr. Owens presents at 2013 Ethnographic Qualitative Research Conference



Dr. Jacqueline Owens, assistant professor of nursing, presented at the 2013 Ethnographic Qualitative Research Conference held June 7-8, 2013, at Cedarville University in Cedarville, OH.  In the oral presentation, "Participant Recruitment Strategies: Meet Challenges and Increase Rigor," Owens discussed barriers and strategies for novice qualitative researchers in the context of conducting interviews and focus groups. Specific strategies related to accessing informants from a distance and seeking members of selected vulnerable populations.