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    Validity In Research

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    The concept of validity in research has been broadly used in academia and by researchers in different fields of study. The dictionary of social research methods compiled by Jupp (2006) defines validity as “the extent to which conclusions drawn from research provide an accurate description of what happened or a correct explanation of what happens and, why.” Similarly, Creswell (2014) described validity as a procedural benchmark for assessing the accuracy of an investigation and the conclusions made from such investigation and the reason for such conclusion. Importantly, Ryman (2004) pointed out that validity is the framework that enables research findings to be measured and accepted through its accuracy. Boswell and Cannon (2014) identified…

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    According to the oxford dictionary, Research is defined as the systematic investigation into a subject area or the study of materials in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. Research is also often said to be an endeavor to discover new or collate old knowledge through scientific study subjected to a rigorous and critical investigation Usually a research is commissioned or carried out where there is a burning question or a problem that needs to be resolved or answered. It could be…

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    changed the way research is conducted on a national level. In December of that year, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and the Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) (hereafter referred to as the “Agencies”) unveiled the Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research. This policy document was coupled with two other significant changes. One of which was voting to expand…

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    Research, Theory, and Practice: Integration and Approach Leedy and Ormrod (2014) defined Research “as a systematic process of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting information—data—in order to increase our understanding of a phenomenon about which we are interested or concerned.” Research is sometime as a result of interest or a conscious and deliberate pursue of knowledge to solve a problem, drive innovation, improve efficiency and effectiveness of existing process or operations. Research…

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    Qualitative research is used by researchers in order to investigate the deeper meaning of experiences and attitudes behind social behavior. The nectar of qualitative research can be found through truthful reporting, first hand recollection of experiences, and quotes from actual interviews or focus group discussions1. It for this reason, that the concept of reflexivity should never be overlooked by a researcher. Reflexivity involves reflecting back on the research process and aiming to…

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    With any research project there is an element of fear with just hearing or reading the word Research. Why is fear associated with research? Research in itself has many different concepts. According to The Merrian Webster Dictionary Research” mean: carful or diligent search or studious inquiry or examination aimed at the discovery and interpretation of new knowledge”. To me research means to find a subject of interest, ask a few questions. What impact it will have on me, what can I learn from it…

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    Type of Quantitative Research Question I would use a comparative research question and an experimental design for my research study. I would use a comparative research question because I am comparing two different groups and have only one dependent variable. I would use a true experimental design because I am using one control group and one experimental group. My research question is how does receiving subcutaneous injections of insulin compare to receiving insulin through an insulin pump in…

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    Effective Research Papers

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    Writing an Effective Research Paper Research papers may seem extremely difficult, but with a few simple steps it is not as bad as you may think. When writing a paper it takes three major steps that are typically broken down into smaller categories. Be sure not to stray away from your topic of choice as you begin to write. Also, use things such as “Stylics, in-text citations, and references” (Lee, 2014). If executed correctly, you are certain to have an effective research paper. Now, pay…

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    Future Research Tasks

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    ♣ Updates given on current research activities with discussion of any barriers to study completion ♣ Discussion of future research plans and advising on specific aims and grant applications ♣ Identification of research, community, and patient research partners ♣ Review academic scholarship including manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and presentations prior to submission ♣ Review academic promotion packets for academic researchers ♣ Review promotional materials community scientists ♣ Review and…

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    When beginning to research, there is going to be three things that one wants to keep in mind so that they have some organization to their method. We have talked about the data collection process, which is how and can you actually gather the data, the instrument development, which is to put the data into context, and the third process which is going to be discussed in this chapter is the sampling process, which is a representative population on a broader scale. The third process known as the…

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