International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Arts and Humanities | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022 | Rating: 4.4 / 10


Research Paradigms: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Method

Dr. Rachna Gihar


Abstract: The present article describes the paradigms of qualitative and quantitative research. The purpose of this article is to introduce post-graduates and new researchers with quantitative and qualitative research design and to benefit them select the best technique based on the type of information. With this article, author attempts to confer quantitative and qualitative research approaches within the comprehensive ground of educational research, in the reflection of observing for probable resemblances and variances between the two approaches. With this article author initiated with the concept of research and its major purposes, and then links with general information about qualitative, quantitative and mixed method approaches. As well it defines the new approach as mixed method design. Finally, it illustrates the absolute and discrepancy between qualitative and quantitative research with a few concluding notes.


Keywords: Research Paradigms, Quantitative research, Qualitative research, Mixed method


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,


Pages: 444 - 447



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