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Research Common @ RDC

The RDC Research Common is a place where faculty, staff, and students can get assistance with research and scholarly activities. Find information on conducting original research and on the supports available for research at RDC.

Research Design

Research design refers to the process of developing a research question and then selecting the most appropriate methodology and theory to answer that question.  Read more...

Here are some resources to get you started thinking about research design:

Qualitative Research Methods

Qualitative research uses a variety of methods to gather accounts and observations of the human experience. Learn more...

Here are some resources to get you started with qualitative research:

Quantitative Research Methods

Quantitative research uses statistical methodology and the collection of numerical data to answer research questions and test hypotheses. Learn more...

Here are some resources to get you started with quantitative research:

MIxed Methods Research

Mixed methods research uses a combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods. Learn more...

Here are some resources to get you started with mixed methods research: