This article examines what Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) is and what it is used to explore. Acknowledgements This material was primarily drawn from: Both editions of Smith, Flowers & Larkin (2009; 2022). Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis:...
This article explores the new terminology for the analytic process in IPA that was recently introduced in the second edition of Smith, Flowers and Larkin (2022). While this is an exciting new development in IPA, you may be feeling discombobulated by what it all means...
Auditing your Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) research study to some degree can be a robust, valuable, and unambiguous way to enhance quality assurance. This article is the second of two episodes that explore a range of auditing options and activities...
Updated February 2022 There is no doubt that navigating a qualitative research project that employs Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) can be tricky. This is the case regardless of the level of study you are at and especially if you are a novice IPA-er,...
Updated February 2022 I had plenty of time in 2020, and indeed much of 2021, to muse on conducting qualitative research (and particularly Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, IPA) in the time of coronavirus. This brief article outlines some of those preliminary...
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