17
Apr

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How to Critically Read Quantitative Research Using These 10 Questions

How to Critically Read Quantitative Research Using These 10 Questions

In some ways, appraisal of quantitative and qualitative work follows the same guideline — we need to establish whether a study has the required rigor needed to trust its results and conclusions (regardless of whether they are positive or negative). While there is some overlap, there are also some pointers specific to quantitative research methods. […]

03
Apr

1
How to Critically Read Qualitative Research Using These 10 Questions

How to Critically Read Qualitative Research Using These 10 Questions

Scientific knowledge is generally disseminated in peer-reviewed journals. However, this does not mean that everything that gets published is necessarily meeting the highest standard of scientific rigor. We need to be able to sieve through articles and decide for ourselves whether the paper’s topic is relevant and the findings are trustworthy. There are certain strategies […]

20
Mar

0
How to Build a Theoretical Model

How to Build a Theoretical Model

It is often expected that you will include a theoretical model with your dissertation. This requirement might leave many students struggling, wondering how to build a theoretical model. You should know many people find building a solid theoretical model challenging. Many academic papers fail to provide a good theoretical framework, so it can be difficult for the reader […]

06
Mar

0
How to Create an Interview Guide

How to Create an Interview Guide

If your research involves gathering data by interviewing people, you will probably need to create an interview guide. An interview guide contains a list of questions you want to cover during your interview(s). It is meant to keep you on track and ensures that you cover all the topics needed to answer your research question(s). Interview guides are […]

20
Feb

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Dissertation Statistics Help

Dissertation Statistics Help

If your doctoral work involves a quantitative project, you will likely need dissertation statistics help. Writing your methods and results sections might prove to be arduous task otherwise. Many graduate students feel that their knowledge of statistics does not meet the needs of their research project. Also, it is not uncommon for your paper to […]

06
Feb

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Differences Between a Thesis and a Dissertation

Differences Between a Thesis and a Dissertation

If you are pursuing a graduate degree (a master’s or a doctorate degree), you will probably need to write a thesis and/or a dissertation. These two terms are used interchangeably by some people. Others, however, point out that while there are some similarities between the two, there are also some important differences you should probably […]

23
Jan

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Quantitative Research Questions

Quantitative Research Questions

In quantitative research, it is all about numerical data and running some type of statistical analysis. Your research question guides your research and your choice of methodology, so you need to make sure you get this step right early. If you are uncertain about the differences between quantitative and qualitative research and research questions, you […]

09
Jan

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Thesis Statement Examples

Thesis Statement Examples

A thesis statement usually appears at the beginning of your thesis; often at the end of your paper’s introductory paragraph. However, this doesn’t mean you should formulate it early in your writing process. You may need to gather enough material and facts to create an understanding of your chosen topic before you can formulate a […]

26
Dec

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Examples of Literature Reviews

Examples of Literature Reviews

It can often be useful to look at the quality work of others and learn by observing best practices. We have already covered different types of literature reviews and the tools that can help you write one, as well as how to achieve the right mental attitude and attunement to get you started writing your […]

12
Dec

0
Qualitative Research Question Examples

Qualitative Research Question Examples

Qualitative research, sometimes also referred to as naturalistic inquiry, is a distinct field of research with its own research philosophy, theory and methodology. If your desire is to perform a qualitative study, it will probably be a lot easier to develop your research question if you first become familiar with some of qualitative research’s basic […]

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