Certification of qualitative researchers - is it good, bad or ugly?

Following an overview of the history and current status of the certification issue, this paper reviews the several sides of the debate.

Certification of qualitative researchers: is it good, bad or ugly?

Hy MariampolskiQualiData Research Inc., United States

INTRODUCTION

Certification is one of our profession's most contentious issues. As a way of legitimating entry and adding status to qualitative...