Going native, like Jane Goodall. Qual methods part 2.


This week, we will discuss the how to determine the trustworthiness of qualitative analysis. We will cover strategies to ensure our own research meets those qualifications. Lastly, we will practice our own reflexivity in an applied example.


  • Kowalski et al. (2018). Evaluating the Merits of Qualitative Research Studies in Kinesiology (Chpt. 9, pp. 177-197).
  • Creswell, J. W., & Miller, D. L. (2000). Determining validity in qualitative inquiry. Theory into Practice, 39(3), 124-130. PDF available on Canvas.
  • Cope, D. G., (2014). Methods and Meanings: Credibility and Trustworthiness of Qualitative Research. Oncology Nursing Forum, 41(1), n.p.-n.p. PDF available on Canvas.
  • Lincoln, Y. S., & Guba, E. G. (1986). But is it rigorous? Trustworthiness and authenticity in naturalistic evaluation. New directions for program evaluation1986(30), 73-84. PDF available on Canvas.


Recorded Lecture & Slides