Research Process and Methods

Research Process and Methods

Research the common steps to the research process used in health care research.

Review steps covered in the textbook this week, other readings, and resources, including the Methods Map Visual Search Tool in the University Library. 

Complete the sections below.

Part 1

List and explain the steps in the research process (50 to 100 words each).

Steps in the Research Process Explain the steps in the research process.

Part 2

Answer the following prompt in 50 to 100 words.

  • Explain the difference between a research question and a hypothesis.

Part 3

List and provide a brief description of three types of qualitative and quantitative research designs (50 to 100 words each).

Qualitative Research Quantitative Research
1. 1.
2. 2.
3. 3.

Answer the following prompt in 50 to 100 words:

  • Explain the difference between qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.

Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your assignment. Use the resources in the University Library to ensure you have correctly cited your references.

Format your reference section and references used in your prompts and chart according to APA guidelines. Include a title page at the beginning of your worksheet.

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