chapter  6
Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Data: A Lifespan Study of Cooperative Education
ByPatricia L. Linn
Pages 17

Key questions addressed in this chapter: How do we decide what methodology to use? Will averages and other statistics capture the rich experiences our co-op students describe?

Should my study employ one or multiple methods? How do the goals of experimental and qualitative studies differ? What are the benefits of collaborating with someone who brings a different perspective to the project?