Address the strengths and weaknesses of applying qualitative methods

Address the strengths and weaknesses of applying qualitative methods

Using the information from course readings, create a “mini-proposal” which outlines a research project focused on a specific problem or question and utilizes a specific qualitative method discussed in this week’s (Week 1) readings. Emphasis should be placed on clear definition of the phenomena to be investigated, referenced procedures and methods for the investigation, and detailed description of the form and substance of expected findings from this mock study. This assignment should also address the strengths and weaknesses of applying qualitative methods as opposed to quantitative methods to answer the proposed research question.

Support your paper with a minimum of 5 resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.

Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages
References: Minimum of 5 scholarly resources.

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your paper should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Review APA Form and Style.

problems discussed in week 1:

Using Grounded Theory as a method of inquiry



Solution preview

Both qualitative and quantitative research methods are very significant when it comes to research being conducted on a certain topic or issue. Research being conducted, in the first place, means that a person is curious to know issues surrounding the matter and to better understand a topic or the issue itself. The research conducted exposes the person to more knowledge on a matter, which then makes it easier……………………..


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