Differentiating Between Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

Please no plagiarism and make sure you are able to access all resource on your own before you bid. Main references come from Balkin, R. S., & Kleist, D. M. (2017) and/or American Psychological Association (2014). You need to have scholarly support for any claim of fact or recommendation regarding treatment. APA format also requires headings. Use the prompt each week to guide your heading titles and organize the content of your initial post under the appropriate headings. Remember to use scholarly research from peer-reviewed articles that is current. Please follow the instructions to get full credit for the discussion. I need this completed by 10/01/19 at 6pm.

Discussion – Week 6

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Differentiating Between Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

ntiate between qualitative and quantitative research methodology is a critical skill necessary for analyzing empirical research. For this Discussion, you will analyze the similarities and differences between qualitative and quantitative methodology. Also, you will critically examine a research question to determine the best method to investigate the question.

To Prepare

  • Review the Learning Resources for this week and consider the      differences between qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Consider the question, “How does music impact mood?”
  • Think about ways you could research this question      quantitatively and qualitatively.

Note: You are required to post your response to the Discussion thread before you are able to view others’ responses.

By Day 3

Based on the question, “How does music impact mood?”:

  • Explain how you could quantitatively investigate how music      impacts mood.
  • Explain how you could qualitatively investigate how music      impacts mood.
  • Which do you think is better for investigating this question?      Support your answer with scholarly sources.

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

Required Resources

Balkin, R. S., & Kleist, D. M. (2017). Counseling research: A practitioner-scholar approach. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

  • Chapter 4, “Types of Research”
  • Chapter 5, “Fundamental Concepts in Quantitative      Research”
  • Chapter 10, “Fundamental Concepts in Qualitative      Research”

Required Media

Laureate Education (Producer). (2017e). Introduction to research design [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 14 minutes.

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Laureate Education (Producer). (2017m). Roundtable: Research methods [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 26 minutes.

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Optional Resources

Laureate Education (Producer). (2017). Quantitative methods: An example [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 13 minutes.

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Laureate Education (Producer). (2017). Qualitative methods: An example [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 11 minutes.

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