Qualitative and quantitative research
Use the table below to answer the following: • Define and distinguish between qualitative and quantitative research.
• Provide examples of qualitative and quantitative research.
• Imagine that you are a researcher interested in identifying the components of ‘giftedness’ in pre-teen children. What quantitative methods might you use to help you better understand the experience of giftedness? What qualitative methods might you use?
• What are the advantages and disadvantages of each approach?