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Format: 11 point font, doubled space, times new roman.

Articles of quantitative and qualitative attached below.

Journal Assignment

you will identify an area of interest of bullying and locate two research
articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals that address your area of
interest. Read both articles carefully – you will be expected to thoroughly
describe and summarize the content of the article using the format presented


this Assignment as Follows:

all students should familiarize themselves with the topic

Feel free to contact Mary Oberlies, Library Liaison for
Social Work, moberlie@gmu.edu

Second: Select two research
articles from your topic area. For this assignment, each student will identify two
different social work scholarly journals that publish articles based
upon quantitative or qualitative research methods. Then select one article from
each of these journals (two total), reflecting the area of practice
specialty focus that you have identified. One article should present qualitative
and the other article should present quantitative findings. For
a brief chart explaining qualitative and quantitative research, see below.

Third: Once you have
developed an understanding of the articles, you can move on to completing each
section of the paper by answering questions about the articles listed below.
While answering the questions about each article please compare and contrast
the articles.

certain that you are careful to NOT copy anything directly from the
articles without using quotation marks and proper citation (per sixth edition
of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). It
is a violation of the University Honor Code to copy directly from any source
without using quotation marks and a proper citation. You will be submitting
your assignment under SafeAssign, which is a program that will give you
information on plagiarism. Note that since you will be presenting information
on what your articles have found, it will be necessary to have proper

Finally: Carefully proofread
your work and be sure it adheres to the sixth edition of the Publication Manual
of the American Psychological Association (APA) before submitting it to the

each article, address the following questions:

  1. Title of the Article
  2. Hypothesis or Research Question

§  In your own words,
what was/were the hypothesis(es) or research questions stated in the articles?

  1. Summary of Literature

§  In your own words,
briefly summarize the review of literature presented by the authors in support
of their articles. How well did the authors support their study using past
research? Were the studies cited by the authors relevant? What did you, as a
reader, learn from the review of literature? What questions remained unanswered
for you as a reader?

  1. Methodology

§  Did this article
utilize qualitative or quantitative methodology?

§  How did the researchers
find participants for their study?

§  What methods did the
researchers use to gather their data (e.g. instruments, interviews?

§  Do you think the
authors described their methodology well enough for you to understand?

§  If there were parts
about the methodology that seemed unclear; what were they?

  1. Results

§  What were the main
findings from the study?

§  How did the findings
support the hypothesis (es) or answer the research questions you identified
earlier in this assignment?

  1. Discussion

§  What are the main points
of the discussion?

§  Do you agree with the
authors’ interpretations/conclusions about their results? What do you agree
with? What do you disagree with?

  1. Reference Page

§  Please be sure that
you proper cite (using the APA style of referencing) the two articles that you
used for this assignment on a reference page (the last page).

the examples below:


cite the article following APA (6th ed.) format. Here is the format for
correctly citing a journal article (pay attention to punctuation, spacing, what
words are capitalized, what parts are italicized, etc.):

Author, A. A.,
Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year). Title of article. Title of
Periodical, xx,
pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxxxxx

is an example of a correct APA citation for a journal article (pay attention to
punctuation, spacing, what words are capitalized, what parts are italicized,

Smith, C. L.,
Calkins, S. D., Keane, S. P., Anastopoulos, A. D., & Shelton, T. L. (2004).
Predicting stability and change in toddler behavior problems: Contributions of
maternal behavior and child gender. Developmental Psychology, 40, 29-42.

Features of Quantitative vs. Qualitative Research



Purpose is to understand
& interpret social interactions.

Purpose is to test
hypotheses, look at cause & effect, & make predictions.

Seeks a detailed

Seeks to classify
features, count them, and construct statistical models in an attempt to
explain what is observed.

Type of data collected is
words, images, or objects.

Type of data collected is
numbers and statistics.

Recommended during earlier
phases of research projects.

Recommended during latter
phases of research projects.

Identify patterns,
features, themes.

Identify statistical

Researcher is the data
gathering instrument.

Researcher uses tools,
such as questionnaires or equipment to collect numerical data.

Data is in the form of
words, pictures or objects.

Data is in the form of
numbers and statistics.

Subjective – individuals’
interpretation of events is important (e.g., uses participant observation,
in-depth interviews etc.).

Objective – seeks precise
measurement & analysis of target concepts (e.g., uses surveys,
questionnaires etc.).

Qualitative data is more
‘rich’, time consuming, and less able to be generalized.

Quantitative data is more
efficient, able to test hypotheses, but may miss contextual detail.

Narrative report with
contextual description & direct quotations from research participants.

Statistical report with
correlations, comparisons of means, & statistical significance of

Particular or specialized
findings less generalizable.

Generalized findings that
can be generalized to other populations.


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