chapter  2
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What Is Your Research Approach? Kathleen Manning, University of Vermont

ByFrances K. Stage, New York University

The researcher’s task in choosing a technique through which to answer a research question is one of the most important decisions of a research project. In undertaking this task, the researcher needs to consider the topic, general and subquestions, and the paradigmatic basis upon which he or she bases the methodological choices.