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Can be broadly classified as primarily qualitative or quantitative.

Observational methods

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Focuses on people behaving in natural settings and describing their world and their own words.

Qualitative research

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Tends to focus on specific behaviours that can be easily quantified (i.e., counted).

Quantitative research

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Qualitative researchers emphasise collecting in-depth information on a relatively ___ individuals or within a very limited setting.

few

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Quantitative investigations generally include ____ samples.

larger

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The conclusions of qualitative research are based on ____ drawn by the investigator.

interpretations

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Conclusions in quantitative research are based upon ____ ____ of data.

statistical analysis