7.2.8 Data Collection MethodsAccording to Creswell (2009), there are three approaches namely; Quantitative method Approach, Qualitative research Approach and Mixed Methods Approach. Based on the nature of this study which requires both qualitative and quantitative information, thus a mixed method approach will be suitable. Therefore, this study will employ Mixed methods approach.
Mixed methods research is a kind of approach which employs both Qualitative and Quantitative methods in gathering information which is both in quality and quantity form (Creswell, 2009). It borrows assumptions from the qualitative approach and quantitative approach. It is said to be the best approach because it is a mix of strength from both approaches, hence they are complimenting each other. Thus, this study will use the following Methods