DESIGN A MIXED METHOD STUDY, EXPLAIN IN DETAILS THE 3 STAGES IN THE STUDY

INTRODUCTION Most time researchers especially the experienced one often like to use mixed method approach when conducting research. This approach is agreed more with the position of Critical Perspective scholars who believe that neither qualitative nor quantitative research approach is enough to study a phenomenon. The theoretical bases for quantitative and qualitative research are rooted in postpositivism and constructivism while mixed method is rooted from the critical perspective. In many ways, qualitative and quantitative data are inherently related. All qualitative data are based on qualitative judgments; all quanti­tative data can be described numerically. The researcher may design mixed method of …READ MORE …