First, describe a quantitative study to address the issue that your consultant group has selected. What would be your research question? How will you select your sample to make sure that your study has external validity? What factors would affect the internal validity of your study?
Questions to be Addressed:
Describe a quantitative research study to investigate the issue your group has selected.
 What would be your research question?
 What type of research design? variables? sample?
 How would you select your sample to ensure external validity is achieved?
 What factors would affect the internal validity of your study?
 How do reliable research instruments contribute to a study's validity?
Each member will plan a qualitative research study to investigate one health or safety problem (can use the same problem from TD1)
 Which qualitative design would you use?
 What factor/s influence your decision to conduct a qualitative study?
 How will you ensure the information you collect is trustworthy?
 How is trustworthiness in qualitative research similar and different from quantitative reliability and validity?
 In what way are qualitative studies considered to be soft studies?
 How do qualitative studies enhance the knowledge base for your research question?
 Why is research control not as crucial in a qualitative study as in a quantitative study?