Section 7: Synthesis: Research problem, method, design
In this section, you will be applying what you have learned about quantitative and qualitative methods to your research question. You will also be further evaluating your research question and justifying the type of study you would conduct.
Please refer to each Activity for required readings.
Assignment 7 Paper- Hypothetical research designs
Review the websites regarding research designs:
• Types of Research Designs
• What is Research Design?
Located in Dissertation Center:
• PPT Concept Paper
• Dissertation Review Form
• Doctoral Candidacy Milestone Document Resources
• Doctoral Candidacy Resource Guide
Hypothetical Research Designs:
For the methods below, develop two hypothetical designs for your envisioned research problem:
For each hypothetical design, provide a discussion of the appropriateness based on course texts and/or suitable supplemental foundational research sources.
Use the PPT Concept Paper Template and the Doctoral Candidacy Resource Guide as a guide to the hypothetical designs you present.
Length: 5-7 pages
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Submit your document in the Course Work area below the Activity screen.
Argue the criteria for selection of a research method.
Justify quantitative research designs when appropriate.
Justify qualitative research designs when appropriate
Assess the relative strengths and weaknesses of each research methodology.