Ch 16and17 - Quantitative and Qualitative Research Reports...

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Quantitative and Qualitative Research Reports and how to write them
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Quantitative Reports Have a straightforward, scientific, standard style and structure Include 4 basic parts: Literature review Methods Results Discussion
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Review of Literature Rationale/foundation for current study in context of existing theory 3 tasks: Framing the topic Identifying what is currently known about the topic Articulating the problem statement
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Framing the Topic Explain why it is important & relevant to the audience
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Identifying What is Known Can include theoretical articles as well as primary research Should summarize, compare, & contrast: Different perspectives Different research methods Different findings
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Ways to Organize a Lit Review Chronological order/trend identification General to specific Comparison/contrast Methodologically Problem-cause-solution Topical
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What do we still need to know about the topic that has not been adequately answered by past research? Why is it important?
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2011 for the course COM 3083 taught by Professor Deturk during the Spring '10 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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