Types of measurement scales in survey questionnaires

By Saptarshi Basu Roy Choudhury on January 31, 2019 1 Comment

Measurement scales while framing a questionnaire play an important role to understand the characteristics of the variables. A questionnaire is a collection of a set of questions. A survey, on the other hand, includes the process of making the questionnaire, collecting the responses, aggregating the data and analysing it (SurveyMonkey, 2019).


How to frame a hypothesis from research questions?

By Saptarshi Basu Roy Choudhury on January 28, 2019 2 Comments

A hypothesis by definition is a proposition or a number of propositions that reflects a prediction. In simpler words, a hypothesis is a statement that assumes a relation between an independent variable and a dependent variable. In research, hypotheses provide the basis for data collection and data analysis.


Structural equation model (SEM)

By Soumya Srivastava on March 20, 2018 4 Comments

Structural equation model is a statistical modeling technique. Structural equation model (SEM) tests estimate or establish relationships between variables. It is a multivariate statistical data analysis technique. SEM analyzes the structural relationships or to establish causal relationships between variables.


How to write the problem statement in a research paper?

By Shruti Datt and Priya Chetty on July 18, 2016 219 Comments

A problem statement is a brief overview of the issues or problems existing in the concerned area selected for the research. It is an explanation of the issues prevalent in a particular sector which drives the researcher to take interest in that sector for in-depth study and analysis, so as to understand and solve them (Saunders et al. 2009).

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