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Read Chapter 6 of the textbook: Leedy, P. D., & Ormrod, J. E. (2019). Practical research: Planning and design (12th ed.). Pearson.
Watch Quantitative Research: An Overview: https://youtu.be/kQMlOfuQdBA
Pick two descriiptive research designs to compare. Your options include observational studies, correlational research, developmental designs, and survey research.
List the TWO descriiptive research designs you chose to compare.
Discuss two similarities that these two descriiptive research designs have in common.
Discuss two ways that these two descriiptive research designs differ from one another.
Explain, briefly, how one of these descriiptive research designs would be appropriate for your selected topic. Research Topic: (Complimentary and Alternative medicine in the treatment of mood disorders.
Select 2 studies, one of probability and one of non probability (attached)-Required sources
Answer the following questions regarding each study:
What sampling procedure was used? Discuss in detail and in your own words how the sample was selected and collected.
For the probability sampling method, did the sample adequately represent the population? Why or why not?
What other probability and non-probability sampling procedures could have been used?
What changes could you suggest that would make the sampling procedures more rigorous?
In your opinion, which study and sampling procedure produced the most rigorous research and why?