Use of Research Questions and Hypothesis on Mixed Methods Approach: An Analysis with Special Reference to Research Designs


  • Shame Mukoka University of Science Education
  • David Chibhoyi Manicaland State University
  • Tafadzwa Machaka Manicaland State University


Convergence Research Design;Sequential Explanatory; Sequential Exploratory


This paper sought to guide researchers as to the use of research questions and hypothesis during a research process. This paper argues that research design must be used as a tool to justifying the use of research questions and or hypothesis or both.


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