Quantitative and qualitative research paper

Research in the University Library to locate a research peer-reviewed article that uses both qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing and comparing quantitative and qualitative research methods.

  • Define appropriate academic research.
  • Define quantitative research and qualitative research. Explain how they differ, and relate each to the human services field and the scientific method.
  • Describe how to decide whether to use a quantitative or a qualitative research methodology. Provide examples of what sort of study is appropriate for each methodology, and explain why.
  • Define mixed method research, and describe its strengths. Provide an example of when it is appropriate to apply mixed method research in the human services field.
  • Identify an ethical issue in research that was addressed in the article.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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