Research Methods attached file For this assignment, you must compare quantitative, qualitative,
and mixed research methods by developing a table that
identifies the key characteristics and applications of each
method, as well as their strengths and weaknesses.
You must then identify three research articles in a technical field
of study that reflects the application of each of the three
methods and write a paper that discusses the methodology the
authors followed and assess the ethics protocol (if any) involved
in each study. Include recommendations for improvements as
Length: 4-5 pages academic paper, not including title page and
references. Attach the table as an appendix.
References: Include a minimum of 3 scholarly resources.
– Creswell, J. W. (2014). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods
approaches (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing, Inc. (Chapter 1)
– McCusker, K., & Gunaydin, S. (2015). Research using qualitative, quantitative or mixed-
method and choice-based research. Perfusion, 30(7), 537-542.
– Jason, L., & Glenwick, D. (2016). Handbook of methodological approaches to
community-based research: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. New York:
Oxford University Press. (Chapters 2, 13, and 23: An introduction to quantitative,
qualitative, and mixed methods research methodologies is provided.)