Undertaking qualitative health research in social virtual worlds

McElhinney, Evelyn, Cheater, Francine M and Kidd, Lisa (2014) Undertaking qualitative health research in social virtual worlds. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70 (6). pp. 1267-1275. ISSN 1365-2648

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This paper discusses the methodological challenges of using the 3D social virtual world Second Life for research and offers some solutions on a range of research issues including research ethics committee approval, gaining consent, recruitment of sample, data collection and engagement with 'in - world culture'.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2013 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Uncontrolled Keywords: qualitative health research,research methods,second life,technology,virtual world research
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UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Research Groups > Community and Family Health (former - to 2017)
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2013 11:48
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2022 05:08
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/44804
DOI: 10.1111/jan.12281

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