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The Importance of Literature Reviews in Research

Please briefly describe the primary role of Literature Review in a "quantitative" research study and the primary role of Literature Review in a "qualitative" research study.

Please illustrate such roles of literature review in my quantitative question "What is the relationship between study time and ASVAB scores amongst Army applicants?" and my qualitative question "What is the effect on on-line school achievement from the quality of teaching?"

Please discuss in what ways such roles are different and similar.

Please provide good online references. Thank you!

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The primary role of a literature review in a quantitative research study, is to provide a statistical analysis of knowledge about a given subject or group of subjects. A literature review in a quantitative research study also provides knowledge of the data and outcomes that have been produced by quantitative research in a given area of study, as well. The primary role of a literature review in a qualitative research study, is to provide the reader with knowledge that has been gained from a variety of different research sources, ...

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This solution describes the importance of Literature reviews in producing quality research outcomes.

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