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INQ 260: How People Learn: Qualitative vs Quantitative Research

Getting to Know the Differences in Research Methods

Research Methods: Quantitative vs Qualitative

The differences between research of a quantitative and qualitative nature are easy to identify once we know what characterizes each of them. In The Oxford Dictionary of Cultural Anthropology, we are provided with the following useful distinctions. (Click on the graphic below to examine these and other definitions.) Vivanco, L. qualitative methods. In A Dictionary of Cultural Anthropology. : Oxford University Press. Retrieved 28 Jan. 2022, from