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Research Methods

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This is a slideshow on Research Methodology. It covers Inductive and Deductive Reasoning, Hypothesis Formulation, Scientific Methods of Research, etc.
This is a slideshow on Research Methodology. It covers Inductive and Deductive Reasoning, Hypothesis Formulation, Scientific Methods of Research, etc.

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Research Methods
KINE 5300
 
Definitions of Research
The main goal of research is the gathering andinterpreting of information to answer questions(Hyllegard, Mood, and Morrow, 1996).
Research is a systematic attempt to provide answers toquestions (Tuckman, 1999).
Research may be defined as the systematic andobjective analysis and recording of controlledobservations that may lead to the development of generalizations, principles, or theories, resulting inprediction and possible control of events (Best andKahn, 1998).
Research is a systematic way of asking questions, asystematic method of inquiry (Drew, Hardman, and Hart,1996).
 
Development of Research Skills
Learning how to conduct good research:
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New skills (
that many people do not have 
)
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Better understanding and interpretation of theliterature
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Recognize new questions that needinvestigation
Objectivity is the key element of research

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