Research in the University Library to locate a research peer-reviewed article that uses both qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing and comparing quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Define appropriate academic research.
Define quantitative research and qualitative research. Explain how they differ, and relate each to the human services field and the scientific method.
Describe how to decide whether to use a quantitative or a qualitative research methodology. Provide examples of what sort of study is appropriate for each methodology, and explain why.
Define mixed method research, and describe its strengths. Provide an example of when it is appropriate to apply mixed method research in the human services field.
Identify an ethical issue in research that was addressed in the article.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.