4.1 – Research Paradigm and Design DraftOverview: The paradigm for research in your dissertation justifies why the scientific realism approach of quantitative is applied or why the inductive nature of qualitative research was applied. Within these methodologies are specific designs listed in the doctoral research handbook appendices. This week, you will draft the research paradigm and design section of the dissertation. Directions:
- Using the UC Dissertation Templates, Quantitative students will complete the Research Paradigm and Research Design sections of Chapter Three while Qualitative students will complete the Research Method and Paradigmatic Perspective and Qualitative Research Approach.
- The Appendices of the doctoral research handbook are helpful in writing these sections.