Early Childhood Education Doc
Added on - 29 Apr 2020
Running head: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATIONEarly Childhood EducationName of the Student:Name of the University:Author note:
1EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATIONSection Three:Objectivity is defined as the ability of a person to perceive, explain or describe anincident in a way, that his personal experiences, opinions, judgments or preferences do notintervene with his interpretation of the facts concluded about the incident. On the other hand,subjectivity is a foil to the concept of objectivity, and it is defined as the tendency of anindividual to interpret any incident based on his personal opinions, preferences or prejudices.While collecting any research data, as well as analysing the same, objectivity is highlycritical. It is objectivity alone that helps in enhancing the credibility and reliability of data. Whileconducting a research, the researcher needs to ensure that his findings are true and authentic, andhence it must be carried out objectively, or else the researcher may manipulate the data to servehis interests, thereby influencing the findings of the research. Besides, objectivity is highlyrecommended in case of primary data collection method. For example, a researcher may arrangehis questions in a way, or convince his respondent in a way, that he ends up providing responsesfavouring the research findings that the researcher has wished to conclude. Hence, objectivity isimportant, as it may influence the research outcome, and the veracity of research findingsbecomes questionable. Often the respondents themselves respond in a biased way, and hencegreater sample number is advisable for generalizing a response (Gray and Kontos 2015). Forinstance, while measuring employee satisfaction level in an organization, the General Manager,may be biased and try to state that his organization offers huge satisfaction to its employees. Insuch situations, the perspectives of employees belonging to other designations must also beconsidered before generalizing the conclusion (Jukola 2016).