recherche naturelle

English translation: qualitative/observational research

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French term or phrase:recherche naturelle
English translation:qualitative/observational research
Entered by: B D Finch

09:18 Oct 27, 2008
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
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French term or phrase: recherche naturelle
type of research or study involving interviews - observational?
Ashley
qualitative/observational research
Explanation:
"Recherche naturelle" would, in this context, generally be "observational research". Given that it uses interviews, I think that one has to be vaguer and just call it "qualitative research". They would certainly be unstructured interviews (qualitative) rather than structured questionnaires."

"Selon la définition de Vehmas-Lehto, dans la traduction libre, le ..... La recherche naturelle (ou observationnelle) examine un phénomène ou un ..."

p 34: https://oa.doria.fi/bitstream/handle/10024/39239/leproces.pd...

"Observational research is closely related to tracking and is used in qualitative research ... "
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observational_techniques
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qualitative/observational research


Explanation:
"Recherche naturelle" would, in this context, generally be "observational research". Given that it uses interviews, I think that one has to be vaguer and just call it "qualitative research". They would certainly be unstructured interviews (qualitative) rather than structured questionnaires."

"Selon la définition de Vehmas-Lehto, dans la traduction libre, le ..... La recherche naturelle (ou observationnelle) examine un phénomène ou un ..."

p 34: https://oa.doria.fi/bitstream/handle/10024/39239/leproces.pd...

"Observational research is closely related to tracking and is used in qualitative research ... "
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observational_techniques

B D Finch
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