Week 4 Discussion Prompt NURS 350.docx - Week 4 Discussion Prompt Select one qualitative and one quantitative question that you are interested in

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Week 4 Discussion Prompt Select one qualitative and one quantitative question that you are interested in investigating. Identify the independent and dependent variables. Next, create a hypothesis or set of hypotheses to go along with your research question. Identify your hypothesis as one of each of the four categories below and explain why your hypothesis fits into these categories (hint: review chapter 3). Associative or causal Simple or complex Nondirectional vs. directional Null vs. research Qualitative and quantitative research are both important when exploring topics of interest for nursing. Qualitative research is mostly used to identify a relationship in behaviors and variables in human activity (Schmidt & Brown, 2015, p. 221). Quantitative research is mostly used to identify a numerical or statistical relationship among variables (Schmidt & Brown, 2015, p. 221). Independent variables can stand alone while dependent variables are based on the independent variable. An example of a topic to be explored is children with autism. Research currently shows that early intervention treatment can
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  • Summer '19
  • dr. jean gordon
  • Psychology, Qualitative Research, Schmidt & Brown

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