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    Research projects are conducted with various methodologies. Explain the following research methods:

    - Qualitative
    - Quantitative
    - Mixed
    - Action

    The presentation should have the following 2 sections:

    Part 1: Overview of the 4 methods

    - Outline the key characteristics of each research method
    - Explain the differences in the 4 methods as to: emphasis, focus, approach, orientation and perspective.
    - 1 example of a research project in which one of the four research methods may be applied

    Part 2 : How one would choose the research method to be used.

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    Solution Summary

    The solution provides a basic guideline to researchers in determining the appropriate research that may be used in a study intended. Alternative methods are provided, characterized, and compared to ensure that a researcher would be guided on the correct method on a particular inquiry. The discussions is substantiated by an example of a research provided and the appropriate research method to be utilized.

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