What are three important key elements of a quantitative or qualitative research report? Why? Please provide references.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 12:54 pm ad1c9bdddf
Quantitative research is "explaining phenomenon by collecting numerical data that are analyzed using mathematically based methods. We collect numerical data in quantitative research that is closely connected to the final part of the definition: analysis using mathematically based methods. Our data have to be in numerical form in order to be able to use mathematically based methods. This is not for qualitative research. Qualitative data are not necessarily or usually numerical, and cannot be analyzed by using statistics.
The general assumptions of quantitative research are : 1) reality is objective out there and independent of the research; 2) reality is something that can be studied objectively; 3) research should remain distant and independent of what ...
This is a response explaining the different and essential aspects of quantitative and qualitative research in a research report.
Doctoral level questions relates to research, reporting findings, procedures and outcomes, validity and reliability, etc.
What are important considerations in determining an appropriate data analysis approach?
What elements should a researcher include in reporting study procedures and outcomes?
How do these elements differ when reporting qualitative versus quantitative research findings?
What is the difference between qualitative and quantitative studies, with regards to the use of the terms validity and reliability?