- To increase the familiarity of the research topics and settings, the attempt was made to consider the contextual backgrounds in which the research was taking place.|
- Through theoretical sampling and memoing, the research achieved theoretical saturation with sufficient data.
- Throughout the theoretical coding using constant comparisons, the research was able to identify the relationships between the categories that emerged.
- A systematic process was adopted to analyse data as well as minimise translational limitations, to ensure credibility.
- In the light of CGT methodological techniques, this research was able to discover new categories and theoretical frameworks concerning nursing students’ learning absent from earlier work.|
- The originality of new findings was confirmed during literature reviews.
- As theoretical saturation was achieved, the researchers believe the students’ experience of nursing education in Korea was sufficiently explained.|
- A series of four interview stages was conducted to define taken-for-granted meanings on the participants’ part.
- The research was carried out with the full cooperation of participants, who examined the findings and then independently confirmed the findings (i.e., member-checking).
- The research findings were grounded in the data collected.|
- It included both the participants’ general and specific experiences of nursing education. Thus, it is expected that the findings are practical and can be applied to improve nursing education.
- However, further studies will be required to confirm the findings because of the originality of the present research.