Design a research strategy in order to answer a research question.
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You are a first-year graduate student. You are taking a graduate course on research and writing. In this assignment, your professor has asked you to design a research strategy for a research question and write the Methods section of a research paper.
In a paper for your professor, create a methods section for a research study:
- State the research question and explain the research strategy for answering that question. Will it follow a quantitative, qualitative, or mixed method strategy? Explain why the strategy was chosen. If possible, use research to justify the choice.
- Detail the steps that will need to be followed for the above strategy and what will need to be considered.
- Explain the plan for collecting data:
- What type(s) of data will be collected and how much?
- Where will you get data?
- How will the data be analyzed and interpreted?