Proposing research methodology
Research methodology broadly includes data collection and the procedure followed to analyze the data. However researchers find it difficult to propose the appropriate research methodology to achieve given aims and objectives. This module shall help deciding the appropriate methodology for the research.
Research design strategy
Designing the appropriate research strategy is an important element of every study. There are various elements of research design and the researcher should choose the appropriate strategy based on the aims and objectives of the research.
- Developing a conceptual framework
- Understanding research
- Understanding research philosophy
- Importance of research approach in a research
- Choosing an appropriate research philosophy
- Types of inductive and deductive research strategy
- Understanding the importance of a research hypothesis
- Descriptive analysis terminologies in statistics
Sampling and data collection
It is important in every research to choose appropriate target population based on the research objectives and collect the sample data. Collection of sample may vary as per the study. Some of the most popular sampling plan and data collection methods are explained in the following articles.
Testing the validity and consistency of the collected data is important. Results from the data analysis can be misleading if the data fails the validity test. The following articles explains the most popular methods to check the validity of both the qualitative and quantitative data.
Limitation and ethical consideration
Every research methodology suffers from some kind of limitations. Following articles provide the major limitations of the two of most popular research method, namely the qualitative and quantitative research. Similarly the importance of ethical consideration of the research is also explained.