Below is the third assignment. Please follow the directions as well as utilize the resources listed below. If you have any questions or concerns please let me know. The assignment is due no later than Saturday, January 10, 2018
Module 3 Readings and Assignments
- Descriptive Research:
- Experimental, Quasi-Experimental, and Ex Post Facto Designs:
- Mixed-Methods Research
Assignment 1: Quantitative vs. Qualitative Research
The qualitative approach to research involves the collection of extensive amounts of narrative and written data in order to gain insight into an event, occurrence, strategy, or phenomenon. Quantitative research involves the collection of numerical measurement data in order to explain, predict, or control the interest area of research.
Under what conditions would a person choose the qualitative approach over the quantitative or vice versa when investigating a forensic behavioral science situation? When would a mixed-methods design be the best opt