Triangulation: Establishing the Validity of Qualitative Studies (FCS6014/FY394)

A man and a woman using a map
Triangulation is a method used by qualitative researchers to check and establish validity in their studies by analyzing a research question from multiple perspectives. This 3-page fact sheet presents five types of triangulation. Written by Lisa A. Guion, David C. Diehl, and Debra McDonald , and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, August 2011. (UF/IFAS file photo)