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    Quantitative and qualitative research methods are used in leadership in school administration to analyze the opinions and perceptions of educators. Quantitative research methods clarify understanding through experimentation or survey to measure the relationships between variables (Creswell, 2014). Quantitative educational research methods document effectiveness of standards based practices in educational administration. Quantitative research methods are good for determining the relationships between theory, authentic practice, and actual outcomes. For example, Ibrahim, Ghavifekr, Ling, Siraj, and Azeez, use quantitative analysis to determine if transformational leadership has an effect on the organizational commitment and instructional…

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    Quantitative and qualitative methods of research are often utilized in the human services field. Therefore, it is important to not only understand how they differ from each other, but also how to relate each method of research to the human service field. Furthermore, it may be necessary to utilize mixed methods of research and become well-equipped to face any ethical issues that could arise. Appropriate academic research is research that is conducted utilizing a thorough approach to…

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    Sociological Research Methods According to the Sociology textbook- “A Brief Introduction,” all sociologists should first review their material in order to better develop an understanding of the material that they are studying. This is an intelligent way to structure their research so that each of them can understand the depth of what they are studying, the same way that a college student would study for an exam. All sociologists should review certain material, such as statistics or possible…

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    Assignment 1.2: Age, Gender, and the Brain: Research Method vs. Experimental Method Robin Ignacio Concorde Career College, North Hollywood campus There are many methods used in the field of biopsychology but the ones that I want to focus on are survey and experimental methods. The survey is a descriptive research method in which researchers use interviews and/or questionnaires to gather information about the attitudes, beliefs, experiences, or behaviors of a group of people. The…

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    Instruments The survey method are often used in a number of ways, they were usually used in health research. But through the years, the use of survey method are now applied by different types of studies. The survey method is generally refer to the selection of a fairly large population of participants, who happen to be a part of the ‘population of interest’. This ‘population of interest’ is a group in a population that fits the standards of the researchers. Next, would be…

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    According to Alasuutari, there are two major types of research method including quantitative and qualitative (Alasuutari et al. 2008). There has recently an emergence of a new method called mix-method research (Daymon 2011). Based on these mentioned objectives, author will choose quantitative approach for this study. Now there is the justification for this choice. There is a key difference in collecting data between two methods. While quantitative method collects data in the form of numbers,…

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    This method of research focuses primarily on experiences of a person in the situation or circumstance. The method of qualitative research brings about the true understanding of the scene or circumstance that might be under investigation (Mesko & Bucar-Rucman, 2004). The research methods of criminology lie under the two basic philosophical traditions of social sciences. These are reflection of historical, intuitive method, and observational approach that shows that physical and social science…

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    different ways of categorizing market research methods. However, most of the techniques used can be fitted into one of the following six categories: a. Secondary b. research surveys c. focus groups d. interviews e. observation f. Experiments/field trials. Research Methods The primary research methods allow a researcher to go beyond the general information that can be obtained from secondary sources. For purpose of this research, the following methods will be used; surveys, interviews, and…

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    1. Identify three research method(s) used to accumulate the data which served as the basis for this article. What were the strengths and weaknesses of the research method(s)? Three research methods used to accumulate the data which served as the basis for this article are, surveys funded by the National Science Foundation, a new Time poll, and the 2012 World Happiness Report, published by the Earth Institute of Columbia University. These research methods have multiple strengths and…

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    Research Methods and Research Methodology are different from each other. Methodology refers to the model of research (qualitative or quantitative) conducted for a particular project where as a method is a set of specific tasks, tools and techniques used for collecting and analysing data (Wahyuni, 2012). 4.1 Research Methodology: The methodology used for the study of this project qualitative approach. Qualitative research is an approach to study natural social life and the data is not analysed…

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