Like quantitative research, qualitative approaches also rely on precedent literature for theoretical constructs. There are five approaches to qualitative research. They are: Narrative ~ Phenomenology ~ Grounded Theory ~ Ethnography ~ Case Study. Each approach to qualitative research is not mutually exclusive.
Hereof, what are the methods of qualitative research?
Qualitative Research is also used to uncover trends in thought and opinions, and dive deeper into the problem. Qualitative data collection methods vary using unstructured or semi-structured techniques. Some common methods include focus groups (group discussions), individual interviews, and participation/observations.
What are the different types of quantitative research methods?
There are four main types of quantitative research designs: descriptive, correlational, quasi-experimental and experimental. The differences between the four types primarily relates to the degree the researcher designs for control of the variables in the experiment.