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Plagiarism Detection:Turnitin has been integrated into the Assignments tool in all APUS Sakai classrooms.This allows all uploaded assignments to be automatically routed through the Turnitin repository. Turnitin's Originality Check helps faculty identify possible instances of plagiarism by checking students' writing for citation mistakes or inappropriate copying. There is no need for a login and password, as your paper is automatically scanned upon submission of your paper. You will receive feedback from Turnitin.com concerning the amount of improperly cited material. Reference:
Types of Research MethodsIn this graduate management program, you will mostly come in contact with three research methodologies: quantitative; qualitative and mixed methods. Let us take a look at each method:The Big ThreeThe use of theory in research is relevant to provide an explanation as to the relationship of variables in a study. Many times in research the researcher will ask a “rainbow” question that bridges the dependent and independent variables. In a quantitative study, the researcher will discuss a theory in the literature review, which is found in the hypotheses or research questions, or in a separate section of the study. A qualitative study will pose research questions that may appear through a method where we may gain insight into particular problems. Mixed methods research takes a combination approach of both the quantitative and qualitative approaches. Let’s
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