Author: Shruti Datt

8-step procedure to conduct qualitative content analysis in a research

By Shruti Datt and Priya Chetty on October 16, 2016 11 Comments

A study by Ary et al. (1996) categorized qualitative research/method into two distinct forms. Firstly participant observation, where the researcher is a participant of the study. Secondly non-participant observation, where the researcher observes but does not participate. It is in this non-participant observation where one can use the content analysis approach.

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Allergies prevailing in India and its diagnosis measures adopted

By Shruti Datt and Priya Chetty on October 11, 2016 No Comments

A recent experimental study was conducted for a time period of 2003-2007 among 3389 patients suffering from different allergies in India. Results from the study indicate that among the several allergies asthma, rhinitis and contact dermatitis were found to be more prevalent among the Indian population (Shaikh & Shaikh 2008). Similarly, other allergies which have […]


Types of inductive and deductive research strategy

By Shruti Datt and Priya Chetty on September 14, 2016 No Comments

Sarantakos defined research method as “the theory of methods” (Sarantakos 2012; p. 465), or the way through which a researcher makes sense of the object of inquiry. Within research methodology, research strategy assumes as the “general plan of how the researcher will go about answering the research questions” (Saunders et al. 2009; p. 90).