Task 1: Short Essay
Students will apply their knowledge and understanding of the principles of quantitative and qualitative research and develop skills that support the research process.
In a short essay: • Discuss the differences between quantitative and qualitative research. You are required to describe the differences in the research paradigms, designs, methodologies and methods. • Select ONE of the well-known quantitative methodologies and discuss how you would apply this to a research study investigating the effects of regular exercise on wellbeing.
You will need to use a minimum of FIVE scholarly resources. These MUST be different recognised research textbooks either held in the Library or available as an online resource. Different editions of the same textbook and internet resources will not be accepted.
Learning outcomes: 1. Analyse commonly used research methodologies and evaluate their application to contemporary research inquiry in professional practice.
Time limit: 600- 800 words Submission date: 24.7.2020, 11.55 pm