Paper details:Understanding the differences between qualitative and quantitative research methods is crucial for determining the most appropriate approach to your topic of interest. Most topics can be studied quantitatively or qualitatively; however, the types of data you use and what you want to find out as a result of your study will determine the most suitable approach.
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum,
Read Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 of the textbook.
Review the Comparing Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies section of Chapter 4 of the textbook.
Watch Identifying and Finding Quantitative and Qualitative Research (Links to an external site.).
Locate two current, peer-reviewed research articles—one article of a qualitative study and one article of a quantitative study. For help finding articles, review the Dissertation and Scholarly Articles (Links to an external site.)
Download and save your two articles as PDF files.