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Descriptive research method

Please help explain the descriptive research approach.

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According to Creswell (2009), a qualitative methodological approach from the interpretative/social constructivist philosophic perspective, where reality is constructed by individual interpretation and meaning is achieved through process and experience.

Descriptive research involves gathering data that describe events and then organizes, tabulates, depicts, and describes the data collection (Glass & Hopkins, 1984). There are three main purposes of research are to describe, explain, and validate findings. ...

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