Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary. (n.d.). Qualitative. Cambridge Dictionary. Retrieved February 2, 2023, from https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/qualitative
 Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary. (n.d.). Quantitative. Cambridge Dictionary. Retrieved February 2, 2023, from https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/quantitative
It is sometimes referred to as positivistic research.
Quantitative research analyzes measurable information like statistics. It provides results that are repeatable and comparable but can lack context. Quantitative research is often an experiment using the scientific method. It is very common in the sciences.
Data collection can vary widely from rating scale surveys to heart rate monitors.
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It is sometimes referred to as naturalistic research.
Qualitative research analyzes non-numerical information. It usually provides a more holistic understanding of a topic but may be more subjective or less conclusive. It is very common in the humanities.
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