Research methods unit IV Scholarly Activity and DQ question

Unit IV Scholarly Activity

Using the CSU Online Library and other disciplinary resources, research how quantitative research is used in your

discipline. Using this information, write an essay that describes how quantitative research tools can be used to aid in

decision making within your field. Be sure your essay addresses the following questions/topics:

1. Describe specific quantitative methods and tools that could be used within your discipline to gather data. Include

your rationale.

2. Evaluate their effectiveness with respect to certain areas within your discipline.

3. Include company or organizational examples within your essay, as relevant.

4. In your opinion, what is the future of quantitative research both within your discipline and in general?

Your APA-formatted response must be a minimum of three pages (not including the title page and the reference page)

and must include an introduction, a thesis statement (concise summary of the main point of the paper), and a clear

discussion of the questions/topics above. Your response must include a minimum of two credible references. All sources

used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

DQ Question

 

The debate over which research approach is better has been discussed for years. What is your opinion on the controversy of whether qualitative or quantitative research is a more effective research method? Include your rationale.

 

No word count on DQ question. needs to be seperate from other assignment. No formatting required.