Unformatted text preview: -Describe-Determine the cause-Predict -Explain Differences/similarities between quantitative and qualitative research -think of the different assumptions that guide the different methods and goals of each- Quantitative – data is in numbers .the researcher and participant are independent. There is an objective view of reality. There is deductive reasoning.- Qualitiative – data isn’t in numbers. The researcher and participant are interdependent. There is a subjective view of reality. There is inductive reasoning. Hypothesis and research questions- what is the difference between the two?-- The difference between hypothesis and research question is that a hypothesis is a declarative statement forming an opinion and trying to figure something out, and a research question is just a question about why something is happening...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course COM 262 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08