Validity and Reliability

Validity and Reliability

Write a 1,500 word paper discussing the issues of validation and reliability in qualitative research. Qualitative research has often been criticized because of its subjective nature; therefore, it is essential for the qualitative researcher to address these issues. Address the following: Dependability: Are the results dependable and accurate? Confirmability: Can the research be replicated? Trustworthiness: Can the research be trusted? Credibility: Is the research credible? Transferability: Can results be transferred to a different population? ****IMPORTANT TO PUT IN PAPER ***** Discuss strategies the researcher can use to ensure these factors are addressed, such as bracketing, epoche, keeping a personal journal, maintaining an audit trail, triangulation, and maintaining transparency. Use at least four references. *****Format your paper according to APA guidelines.