What are 3 examples of secondary sources?
Examples of secondary sources include:
- journal articles that comment on or analyse research.
- dictionaries and encyclopaedias.
- books that interpret, analyse.
- political commentary.
- newspaper editorial/opinion pieces.
What are the 5 characteristics of quantitative research?
What are the Characteristics of Quantitative Research?
- Large Sample Size.
- Structured Research Methods.
- Highly Reliable Outcome.
- Reusable Outcome.
- Close-ended questions.
- Numerical Outcome.
- Generalization of Outcome.
- Prior study.
What makes a quantitative research?
Quantitative research deals in numbers, logic, and an objective stance. Quantitative research focuses on numeric and unchanging data and detailed, convergent reasoning rather than divergent reasoning [i.e., the generation of a variety of ideas about a research problem in a spontaneous, free-flowing manner].
What is the difference between primary and secondary sources of data?
Primary data are those which are collected for the first time. Secondary data refers to those data which have already been collected by some other person. Primary data is original because these are collected by the Investigator for the first time.
What are the strength and weakness of qualitative research?
|Provide more detailed information to explain complex issues||More difficult to analyse; don’t fit neatly in standard categories|
|Multiple methods for gathering data on sensitive subjects||Data collection is usually time consuming|
|Data collection is usually cost efficient|
What are primary and secondary data collection methods?
Primary data sources include; Surveys, observations, experiments, questionnaires, focus groups, interviews, etc., while secondary data sources include; books, journals, articles, web pages, blogs, etc. These sources vary explicitly and there is no intersection between the primary and secondary data sources.