Public Health Research Design and Methodology
Based on the topic you chose in Unit I ( Obesity in America) you will describe the research design and methodology you plan to use to complete your research (remember this is a hypothetical research study that you will not conduct). You will include and discuss the type of data you will collect and consider the following questions:
- Describe the three types of research designs, and explain what method you will use to collect data (qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods).
- Why did you choose this approach?
- What type of tool (i.e., survey, interview, observation) will you use to collect data?
- Explain why you will use that type of data collection tool.
- Explain how you will ensure internal and external validity in your research project.