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Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis
Type of Study
Type of Study

    • Tests theory
    • Measurable
    • Context free
    • Report statistical analysis. Basic element of analysis is number

    • Develops theory
    • Interpretive
    • Context dependent
    • Report rich narrative, individual interpretation. Basic element of analysis is words/idea
Data Collection Techniques

Data Collection Techniques

Data Analysis Techniques

Data Analysis Techniques



Qualitative and Quantitative Research: Conjunctions and Divergences

In many disciplines, the quantitative paradigm is still the dominant one (although there is some within-discipline variation from one country's social and behavioural science community to another). As a consequence, qualitative researchers usually cannot get by without some (sometimes even quite substantial) knowledge of quantitative methods and methodological standards, whereas in several disciplines there is no immediate need for quantitative researchers to "bother" much with qualitative methods.


A Comparsion of Qualitative and Quantitative Data Analysis


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