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  • Lucy Watson 7:13 am on October 2, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Types of Descriptive Statistics Research 

    a.) Numerical Statistics: This type is generally used in case of measurements, such as a person’s height, weight, heart rate, number of times one performs a task like – reading a book, smoking a cigarette, going for a walk etc. Numerical research is also known as quantitative research.
    b.) Categorical Statistics: It describes a person’s characteristics such as – gender, marital status, place of birth, hometown or type of food they like. Though it can take on numerical values but those numbers do not have mathematical meaning. One cannot do any sort of calculations with them. Other names for categorical statistics are qualitative or yes/no data.

  • Lucy Watson 9:56 am on September 16, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    How to write a Dissertation Proposal 

    Dissertation proposal writing is the second step after topic selection. If you are lucky enough that your guide approved the topic of your choice in the first go, then you really need to work hard on preparing a very impressive proposal to get it also approved so that you can start with the research work.. A good proposal shoul answer the following questions –

    • What is the problem issue you are going to work on?
    • Why do you thik it is a problem?
    • Why is it improtant to address it?
    • Why do you want to look for answers and solutions?
    • Why did you choose that problem?

  • Lucy Watson 9:56 am on September 3, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    What should a RM look like? 

    Below are some main points on how to write an impressive RM. You can refer to them for writing one for yourself.

    Research Overview- where you put your topic of your research.

    Research design- It covers how you have done the whole research, what each part aims to accomplish, what were all the techniques you adopted in the whole process.

    Data Collection- What was the method used – sampling, questionnaire, interviews, trials etc. The sample size taken is also mentioned in it.

    Data Analysis – Finally, tell what does the data mean in context of your research? Were you able to conclude/ Include what method you opted for data collection – qualitative or quantitative.

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