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posted by Jon .
Alright, I'm writing a research paper and am so confused. My topic is on whether or not participating in music affects a students standardized test scores. I am keeping track of scores over a period of time by keeping records of students. I know this is quantitative research, but would I also be allowed to include an openended questionnaire to find out more about how music has personally affected their education? I realize openended questions is qualitative research, I'm not sure if you can use both. Please help I'm so confused and stuck.

Here are some links about combining both:
http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=for+research+can+someone++use+both+quantitative+and+qualitative+research
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