Triangulation in Qualitative Research
Updated: Sep 23, 2022
Facilitated by Dr. David Reid
Qualitative researchers attempt to better understand specific phenomena through the collection and analysis of in-depth and nuanced data such as field notes, observations, documents, surveys, and interviews, amongst others. Triangulation involves the collection and analysis of multiple data sources in pursuit of a more comprehensive (and credible) understanding of the phenomenon under study (Patton, 1999). The purpose of this seminar is to introduce participants to: (1) the various types of triangulation; (2) the purposes of triangulation; and (3) how to apply triangulation to qualitative research.