Compare and contrast qualitative and quantitative methods. Examine the research topic that you selected in Week 3 and identify the best type of research for your topic. Support your choice by including philosophical assumptions, distinct methods, or procedures that will be used. This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is: Assess research types and methodologies for their role in educational research.