HCS/465-Health Care Research Utilization
December 14, 2015
Dr. Donna M. Lewis Lee
Research Process and Methodologies Study Guide
Steps in Research Process
There are a total of seven steps in the research process, which are the following: Identify the research problem, review information, clarify the problem, prepare the research proposal, data collection, data analysis, and interpretation and works cited report.
In order to first, define the problem, it is important to understand the problem thoroughly and having the capability of rearticulating the problem into terms that easily understood from another point of view. The research problem may …show more content…
Data collection is what follows next in the research process. Each resource should be reviewed thoroughly and relevant notes should be taken regarding the topic. It is important to keep track of the resources that are being collected throughout the research process, even if there is a chance that it may not be used. When one gets to the final step of creating the bibliography, it is required to have the following: author, title, publisher, URL, and any other information that may be required to properly cite a source.
After the resources and articles have been gathered and sorted through, the next step is to begin the draft of brainstorming thoughts and ideas, which will lead to forming a research paper in an orderly fashion.
The final step to the research process is citing resources. It is very important within this step that resources are cited properly for many reasons such as the following: if sources are used (which they will be) it is mandatory to give the author credit for