Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 300-400 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Quantitative Research Questions and Hypotheses
Considering your text reading, what are some distinctions about research questions that guide quantitative research methods?
Focusing on your selected problem or issue and theoretical topic, propose a possible research question and a hypothesis that would require the capture of quantitative data.
Focus your discussion on the following:
What are some distinctions about research questions that guide quantitative research methods?
Suggest a single research question that you might consider for your own research.
Draft a single research hypothesis that you might consider for your own research.
Identify the independent and dependent variables in your hypothesis.
Is your hypothesis directional or nondirectional?