Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Comparative Education

  • Gregory P. Fairbrother
Part of the CERC Studies in Comparative Education book series (CERC, volume 19)

Among the many approaches to research, a broad classification distinguishes between the quantitative and the qualitative. Boundaries may be difficult to determine, and the approaches may not be mutually exclusive. Nevertheless, the two approaches deserve focus because they permit different types of insights.


Qualitative Approach Literacy Skill Literacy Rate Direct Assessment Ethnographic Study 
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© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory P. Fairbrother
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences & TechnologyThe Hong Kong Institute of EducationTai PoChina

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