A Comparison of Applied Research vs. Traditional Research

An explanation of the major characteristics of applied research
An analysis of how those major characteristics differ from those of traditional research
A discussion of any similarities or connections between the types of research
A consideration of specific research topics from these readings and activities and whether those topics would qualify as applied research or traditional research topics
As you compose your paper, make note of some of the important considerations from your readings that go into an applied research project. These include devising a sound methodology, conducting evaluation research, working with accurate population samples, and uncovering causal processes.