Quantitative Research Design and
Quantitative Research Design and Sampling
The focus of the Week 3 discussion is on two important elements
of quantitative research studies- design and sampling. The
approach or design, quantitative or qualitative, also applies to EBP
projects. Both quantitative and qualitative have different designs
or traditions that fall under these two broad categories.
Select a single-study quantitative research study article related to
your specialty track and provide the permalink to the article. Then
discuss each of the following items.
Identify whether the research study design is experimental,
quasiexperimental, or nonexperimental. Provide the rationale
for your answer.
Identify the appropriate representation for the research study
article you selected using the nomenclature of X for
intervention, O for observation and data collection, and R for
random a assignment to a research study group.
Identify the type of sampling (probability vs. nonprobability)
that was used in the research study article you selected.
Identify one advantage and one disadvantage to the sampling
type used (probability vs. nonprobability).
Identify whether there was random assignment to research
study groups in the research study article you have selected.