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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Definitions for qualitative

  1. concerned with quality or qualities

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Citations for qualitative
Firstly, it was woefully underfunded. Secondly, by making testing the end-all be-all of educational performance, we ignored the more qualitative dimensions of education, which help a child expand and become a whole person. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, The Washington Post
Many agencies are abandoning the painstaking analysis of reams of statistical information - called quantitative research - in favor of one-on-one and group interviews, or qualitative research. Randall Rothenburg, New York Times
Origin of qualitative
1600-1610
by 1607 from Latin qualitativus "concerned with quality" from classical Latin qualitas "quality" and -ive suffix.
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