Journal articlesThe language of research (part 2): methodologies and methods

The language of research (part 2): methodologies and methods

16/09/14 | Articles, Education, Research | Peter Ellis

In the first paper in this series, the nature of research paradigms was examined. As discussed, there are broadly speaking two approaches to seeing the world; the quantitative and the qualitative. These world views (paradigms) can influence the types of questions we ask and help us to frame the overarching approach we adopt when seeking to investigate a topic/answer a research question (Ellis, 2014a).