Explore the difference between quantitative and qualitative research methodologies on a high level.
- [Instructor] There are two basic categories of research,…quantitative and qualitative.…And I think it's worth briefly talking…about the difference between the two,…even though we'll be focusing on quantitative research…in this particular course.…Quantitative research is concerned with facts and numbers.…It's a very objective style of research…that assumes a fixed reality that can be measured.…You often hear people use the phrase cold, hard facts.…That's what I most often associate…with measurable, quantitative work.…
Data are generally collected through measurement…and analyzed through statistical inferences.…If you look through quantitative studies,…you'll notice that a lot of the data findings…are reported in statistical terms.…P values, confidence intervals, hypotheses,…things of that nature.…The US census is a great example…of large-scale quantitative research in action.…Census-takers survey households…and then use the data to help objectively determine…in which districts to allocate federal funds.…
Let's look at the other side of this.…
- Quantitative vs. qualitative analysis
- Sample size considerations
- Normal distribution
- Estimating the population mean
- One-sample t-test
- Paired-sample t-test
- One-way and two-way ANOVA
- Repeated measure ANOVA
Skill Level Beginner
1. General Notions about Science and Research
2. Quantitative Research Fundamentals
3. One-Sample T-Test
4. Paired-Samples T-Test
5. Balanced One-Way ANOVA
6. Two-Way ANOVA
7. Repeated Measures ANOVA
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