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Research Methods
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3PRIMARY AND SECONDARY RESEARCH.............................................................................3MAIN TYPES OF RESEARCH.....................................................................................................4RESEARCH STYLES....................................................................................................................5RESEARCH TRADITIONS...........................................................................................................5VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY.................................................................................................5QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH......................................................................................................5QUANTITATIVE METHODS.......................................................................................................5CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONResearch can be defined as the systematic investigation on specific topic. It can also bereferred to as study of materials as well as sources in order to establish facts and reachconclusions. Research include detail study on particular subject. Purpose of research is to help anindividual in developing detailed knowledge about specific issue or subject. A person executeresearch with the intention of discovering information or new facts related to specific topic.Research activity helps an individual in increasing their knowledge. There are basically twotypes of research these are basic as well ass applied.A person need to pose researcher and analytical skills which is generally utilised forconducting investigation. Applied research is mainly executed for resolving complex issues.Basic research is executed for gaining scientific knowledge. Research can also be considered tobe as systematic enquiry which is executed for emplaning or describing, predicting observedphenomenon. It includes various activities such as collection, analysis and interpretation of data.The report have focus on developing understanding about the research its typos andmethods.PRIMARY AND SECONDARY RESEARCHPrimary research is an investigation procedures executed by scholars themselves. In theprimary research data are directly collected by scholar from participants. There are various typesof methods are utilised by researcher for collecting fresh information these are interview,questionnaire, surveys etc. Primary research involves high cost and require lot of time. Byexecuting a primary research, scholar can gather basically two types of information these are :Specific :it is more precise, this type of information are generally utilised by researcher forsolving problems. Formal as well as structured interview are conducted by investigator in orderto gather information related to the topic.Exploratory :This types of information are gathered through conducting lengthy interview withparticipants.The main advantage of primary research is that an investigator have full control on all theresearch activity specially collection of information. It is very much important to retain controlon research activity in order to ensure fair and right decision. In addition to this, anotheradvantage is that, investigator can change the course of study if required (Taylor, Bogdan andDeVault, 2015.).
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