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9 Cards in this Set

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Basic Research
Takes an idea further

Generates knowledge
Applied Research
More Practical

Answers real world questions
Evaluation Research
See what is not working --> formative or summative

Measures the worth of a project
Action Research
Seeks to solve specific problems

How effective was something?
Orientational Research
Looking at the differences in groups

Seeks to advance an ideological position
Sources of Knowledge
Experience, Expert Opinion, Reasoning
Reasoning - Deductive and Inductive
Deductive = drawing a conclusion from a set of premises (has specific facts and deduces a conclusion) - quantitative - general down

Inductive = reasoning from the particular to the general - qualitative - specific up
Quantitative Research
From the medical model - statistics
Qualitative Research
Different approach - focus on the subjective