Compare and contrast qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods methodologies in research.

* Discussion question *Compare and contrast qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods methodologies in research. In your comparison be sure to address the following with respect to each methodology: sample size, type of data collected, type of analysis, focus, types of questions answered, and the role of the researcher. Describe the method of research you are proposing for your study.
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Title: Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, plus MyLab Education with Pearson eText, 12th editionAuthor: Gay, L.Publisher: Pearson-MerrillISBN: 9780134784076
Title: Action Research EssentialsAuthor: Craig, Dorothy V.Publisher: Jossey-BassISBN: 978-0-470-18929-0Title: Action Research EssentialsChapter 3: The Literature ReviewChapter 5: Identifying Data SetsTitle: Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and ApplicationsChapter 3: Reviewing the LiteratureChapter 4: Preparing and Evaluating a Research PlanChapters 7-15: Review applicable sections of study designs