11190It is anticipated that the initial discussion post should be in the range of 250-300 words. Response posts to peers have no minimum word requirement but must demonstrate topic knowledge and scholarly engagement with peers. Substantive content is imperative for all posts. All discussion prompt elements for the topic must be addressed. Please proofread your response carefully for grammar and spelling. Do not upload any attachments unless specified in the instructions. All posts should be supported by a minimum of one scholarly resource, ideally within the last 5 years. Journals and websites must be cited appropriately. Citations and references must adhere to APA format.
Please review the Unit 2 Introduction and Required Resources regarding qualitative and quantitative research design. Then, consider your selected evidence-based practice problem/topic from unit 1 and the unit 2 assignment. Then, respond to the following question(s):
Compare and contrast qualitative and quantitative research designs. Think about this in terms of methodology and outcome.
If you were to actually conduct your own research study, would your selected evidence-based practice problem/topic lend itself to a qualitative or quantitative design? (Describe specifics around the topic to support your findings.)
Responses need to address all components of the question, demonstrate critical thinking and analysis, and include peer reviewed journal evidence to support the student’s position.
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.
Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets the criteria.
Your initial response is due by Wednesday at 11:59 pm CT.
Estimated time to complete: 2 hours