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Section 1

Question Answer
InquiryA process “Raising questions about the topic”
Researchdefined as a careful, systematic study in a systematic study in a field of knowledge that is undertaken to discover or stablish facts or principles (Webster, 1984)
Carry out a particular systematic Order or researchdiscover truths
ResearchSystematic process of collecting and analyzing data to find an answer to a question or a solution to a problem, to validate or test man existing theory
(1) Source of information to make decisions, (2) Improvement of health, (3) Accurate teaching approaches, (4) Identifying interventions4 Values of Research
(1) helps us answer questions, solve problems and make decisions, (2) enables us to see and understand how and why a situation or a problem exists, (3) helps us discover new things and ideas, (4) allows us to validate existing theories or generate new ones, (5) helps us identify and understand the causes and effects of a situation or a phenomenonResearch has several (5) functions:
Quantitative Researchinvestigation of via statistical, mathematical or numerical data or computational techniques
Quantitative Researchquantify or reflect in numbers the observations on the characteristics of the population being studied.
Quantitative ResearchIt measures the number the number of respondents or objects possessing a particular characteristic.
Quantitative ResearchIt emphasizes precise measurement often times requires statistical analysis of
Qualitative ResearchAre WORDS! Not numbers
Qualitative ResearchDo not ask for Quantity but Quality
Case Study, Grounded Theory, Phenomenology, Ethnography, HistoricalMain Types of Qualitative Research
Case StudyAttempts to shed light on a phenomena by studying in depth a single case example of the phenomena.
Case Studycan be an individual person, an event, a group, or an institution.
Grounded TheoryIt is developed inductively from a corpus of data acquired by a participant-observer
PhenomenologyDescribes the structures of experience as they present themselves to consciousness, without recourse to theory, deduction, or assumptions from other disciplines.
EthnographyFocuses on the sociology of meaning through close field observation of socio-cultural phenomena. Typically, the ethnographer focuses on a community.
HistoricalSystematic collection and objective evaluation of data related to past occurrences in order to test hypotheses concerning causes, effects, or trends of these events that may help to explain present events and anticipate future events. (Gay, 1996
Content Validation things to measure against Items on the questionnaire
Predictive Validation relationship between past performances and (present)reality/ responses
Concurrent Validations reality vs. responses
Face Validation in a way similar to content validation.
APA & IMRADFormats used
ReferenceMaterials that have been utilized
BibliographyNot necessarily seen in the research

Section 2

Question Answer
Moralsgenerally refer to an unwritten set of values that provide a frame of reference that we use to help our decision-making and regulate our behaviour.
Ethics Ethics generally refer to a written code of value principles that we use in a particular context.
Research ethicsprinciples to make decisions about what is acceptable practice in any research project.