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1.6 The Building Blocks of Science in Research Identifying the broad problem area Literature survey Identifying the research problem/question Refining the research question Developing investigative questions
1.7.2 Establishing Research Objectives type of research design The type of data Sampling methodology and procedure time schedule and the budget
1.7.4. Preparing a research proposal
1.7.5 Data collection
1.7.6 Data Analysis and Interpretation
1.7.7 Research Report Dependent variable Independent variables Moderating variable Intervening variables
1.8.2 Theoretical Framework: The need and features
1.9.1 Hypothesis testing: Meaning and Approaches
1.9.2 Statistical testing procedure
1.9.3 Parametric and Nonparametric test
1.9.4 Types of test
1.10.1 Need for research design
1.10.2 Classification of research designs
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Learning objectives:
2.3 The benefits and drawbacks
2.4. 1. Selecting relevant variables
2.4. 2. Specifying the levels of treatment
2.4. 3. Controlling the experimental environment
2.4. 4. Choosing the experimental design
2.4. 5. Selecting and assigning the subjects
2.4. 6. Pilot-testing, revising and testing
2.4. 7. Analyzing the Data
2.5.1 Factors affecting internal validity:
2.5.2 Factors affecting External Validity
2.6.1. Pre-experimental designs
2.6.2 True experiments/ Lab experiments
2.7.2 The scales
2.7.3 Sources of measurement differences
2.7.4 The characteristics of sound measurement
2.8.1 Selection of measurement scale
2.8.2 Methods of scaling
2.8.3 Construction of measurement scales
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Learning objectives:
3.3.1 Primary data sources
3.3.2 Secondary data sources
3.3.3 Tertiary sources
3.4.1 Interviews
3.4.2 Observation
3.4.3. Questionnaires
3.4.4 Other methods
3.5.1 Why sampling?
3.5.2 Steps in Developing a Sampling plan
3.5.3 Characteristic features of a good sample
3.6.1 Probability Sampling
3.6.2 Nonprobability Sampling
3.7 Determination of Appropriate Sampling Design
3.8.1 Precision and Confidence in sample size estimation
3.8.2 Sample data and hypothesis testing
3.8.3 Determining the Sample size
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Learning objectives:
4.3 Multivariate Techniques
4.4.1 Statistics and terms associated with factor analysis
4.4.2 Steps in conducting factor analysis
4.4.3 Uses and limitations of factor analysis:
4.4.4 Application of Statistical package: Factor analysis
4.5.1 Statistics and terms associated with cluster analysis
4.5.2 Steps in conducting cluster analysis
4.5.3 Uses of Cluster analysis:
4.5.4 Application of Statistical package : Cluster analysis
4.6.1 Statistics associated with discriminant analysis
4.6.2 Steps in conducting Two group Discriminant analysis
4.6.3 Uses of Discriminant analysis:
4.6.4Application of Statistical package : Discriminant analysis
4.7.1 Statistics associated with multiple regression and correlation analysis
4.7.2 Steps in conducting multiple regression analysis
4.7.3 Application of Statistical package : Multiple Regression and Correlation
4.8.1 Statistics and Key terms associated with Canonical correlation
4.8.2 Steps in conducting Canonical correlation
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Learning objectives
5.3 Purpose of business reports:
5.4 Types of reports:
5.5 The Concept of audience
5.6.1 Stages in report writing
5.6.2 Characteristics of a good report
5.7 Integral parts of a report
5.8 Research proposal
5.9.1 Steps in creating visual aids
5.9.2 Guidelines for creating effective visual aids
5.9.3 Types of visuals
6. Flow charts
7. Organization charts
8. Decision charts
9. Gantt Charts
10. Maps
11. Photographs
12. Drawings and diagrams
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