Bullying, Family Therapy Outcomes And Academic Performance?

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Addressing Bullying in Schools Research topic: Bullying in Schools Research Question: Is there a relationship between bullying, family therapy outcomes and academic performance? Chosen Methodology: The Mixed Method Triangulation Design A mixed methodology is what I am using in the study. Mixed methods approaches consists of collecting both qualitative and quantitative data. The Mixed Methods Triangulation design is designed to obtain different but complementary data on the same topic to understand the research problem (Creswell & Plano-Clark, 2007). Qualitative data consists of either open-ended information in which research can be obtained from interviews, case studies, observational, narrative, grounded theory, and/or ethnography, and or phenomenological perspectives. Quantitative data involves finding and showing the relationship between variables. The suggested qualitative component involves a phenomenological data. The phenomenological method—is used when the researcher wants to obtain the specific views of the client regarding particular phenomena related to the research question. "Example of a Qualitative approach" Rutherford and Rissel (2004) conducted a study focused on types of conflicts occurring in school where students could help resolve the conflicts. Thus, several questions concerning knowledge about and use of peer mediation. Based on the methodology used, school faculty was asked for ideas on how to increase the effectiveness of peer mediation. They
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