Vol 5 No 7 (2019): International Journal For Research In Educational Studies (ISSN: 2208-2115)

Comparison between Qualitative and Quantitative Research Approaches: Social Sciences

Aida Mehrad
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain
Mohammad Hossein Tahriri Zangeneh
Islamic Azad University Arak, Iran
Published July 28, 2019
  • Investigation,
  • Research Methodology,
  • Quantitative,
  • Qualitative,
  • Social Science
How to Cite
Mehrad, A., & Mohammad Hossein Tahriri Zangeneh. (2019). Comparison between Qualitative and Quantitative Research Approaches: Social Sciences. International Journal For Research In Educational Studies (ISSN: 2208-2115), 5(7), 01-07. Retrieved from https://gnpublication.org/index.php/es/article/view/998


Nowadays because of the vast of investigations and high level of technology, majority of investigators endeavor to apply appropriate methods in their research; in this case, focusing on research approaches assumed as one of the critical factors in the science world. In research methodology specifically in the social science area, two approaches of qualitative and quantitative have been considered more. These approaches assumed as two practical and essential methods in most investigations. Therefore, the purpose of the current literature review is to distinguish the imperative comparison of quantitative and qualitative in the research methodology and determining the brilliant differences between these two research factors. Furthermore, realizing the accurate approach and apply it in the correct way in every investigation is super important; then, the researchers endeavor to justify this essential fact for future studies.



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