PSC/SOC 340/JS 504: Social Science Research Methods
Explanation of the parts of a scientific research article, how to read scientific articles, books about the research process, how to do a literature review, forming hypotheses, research design, research instruments, finding statistics & survey results.
In the world of research, there are two general approaches to gathering and reporting information: qualitative and quantitative approaches. Qualitative research generates non-numerical data while quantitative research generates numerical data or information that can be converted into numbers.
Comparison of the Characteristics of Qualitative & Quantitative Articles