Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
2Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Elements.of

Elements.of

Ratings: (0)|Views: 335|Likes:
Published by api-3825778

More info:

Published by: api-3825778 on Oct 18, 2008
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PPT, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

05/09/2014

pdf

text

original

Developing a Research Project
The Elements of
Research Design
Three Purposes of Research
\ue000Exploration
\u2013Generally not sufficient for dissertation project
\ue000Description
\u2013This can be the goal if significant new facts or
relationships are identified
\u2013Usually need to at least speculate on explanation
\ue000Explanation
\u2013Central goal of most political science research
Getting a Project Started
\ue000Identify a topic or area of interest
\ue000Key transition is from topic to question

\u2013Identify puzzle in literature
\u2013Should be able to state question in 1-2 sentences
\u2013Clearly define the purpose of the project

\ue000Once you have a question, you need
hypotheses about the answer

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->