QUALITATIVE EVALUATION

An evaluation yielding narratives from unstructured methods of data collection. This approach is characterized by a goal-free evaluation rather than goal-based.

QUANTITATIVE EVALUATION

An evaluation method that yields numerical assessments garnered from formal methods of data collection. It provides answers to already designed objectives.

QUATERNITY

The fourfold concept of personality as postulated by Jung. Basically, Jung said there are four functions of ego: Feeling, Intuiting, Thinking and Sensing.

QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

An approach to science that does not use numerical data when analyzing observations.

QUANTITATIVE GENETICS

A study in genetics that examines traits that differ in degree as opposed to those in kind.

QUAZEPAM

A fast acting, medium potency benzodiazepine. It is a hypnotic that may accumulate in the system leading to daytime drowsiness.

QUALITATIVE VERSUS QUANTITATIVE DIFFERENCES

The difference between the type or kind of data (qualitative) versus the amount or rate (quantitative) and which is more effective and reaching a...

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

Quantitative research uses numeriacl data from observations to come to conclusions.

QUEER

Generally regarded as a pejorative, it is a slang term referencing gays and lesbian.. In its more benign use, it describes anything that...

QUALITY

Quality is open to individual interpretation, but generally is the characteristic of a thing or feeling that makes it unique. Quality reflects a...

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