The purpose statement should use a template format, which I presented in DQs and in tutorials.
Your purpose has variables. How will you measure these? Which variables are predictor or criterion variables?
Write a 250- to 300-word response to the following:
• Describe the qualitative and quantitative research methods. What is the purpose of each method?
Include your own experience as well as two citations that align with or contradict your comments as sourced from peer-reviewed academic journals, industry publications, books, and/or other sources. Cite your sources using APA formatting.
Write a 150- to 200-word reflective statement describing and evaluating what you learned about the qualitative and quantitative research methods, and include responses to the following:
• What aspects of each method do you find interesting?
• What might be some challenges using each method?
Be sure to include APA in-text citations and references from the Weekly Overview as well as other sources.