Essays Tagged: "Research Methods"

Current Controversies Related to Reproductive Health Policy

rns policies relating to the availability of birth control, including the question of the amount of research being done ad the number of methods currently available. The second are relates to the deve ... reproductive technologies, many of which deal with new methods of improving fertility.Birth Control Research MethodsOne major concern with birth control policy today is the insufficient of the number ...

(6 pages) 191 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ways to Increase College Bookstore Sales

lton's and the Campus Drug Store, of which combined hold 72% of the students and faculty as patrons.RESEARCH METHODSIn response to your search for viable ways to increase sales to students and faculty ... ve a period in which they have nothing to do.SUMMARYI would be happy to discuss the results of this research with you in more detail and can provide statistical backing for my figures and the overall ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Esearch method and processes.

RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCESSESCritical essay on:Transcultural nursing: How do nurses respond to cult ... respond to cultural needs?By Aru Narayanasamy.IntroductionThis critical essay is based on a chosen research. There is critical appraisal of the topic listed above because it is considered to be a rel ... der to give this piece of work a good structure, the guidelines provided will be used.Background of researchIn order to obtain a satisfactory presentation, adequate research has been conducted in orde ...

(7 pages) 237 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

In sociological research, do the ends justify the means ?

In Sociological Research, Do The Ends Justify The Means ? Discuss.This essay intends to define the purpose of ethics ... ? Discuss.This essay intends to define the purpose of ethics, ethical issues and considerations in research methods. It will look at the differences in research methods and various case studies to su ... esp. as concerning human conduct; morally correct; honourable.As far as the ethics of sociological research are concerned the British Sociological Association (BSA) have produced a statement of ethic ...

(4 pages) 137 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Data Collection and Descriptive Research for ISO 9000:2000 Compliance Case Study

Data Collection and Descriptive Research for ISO 9000:2000 Compliance at ImageStreamImageStream Internet Solutions, Inc. is a privat ... eStream started its ISO 9000:2000 certification process. This process relies heavily on descriptive research and data collection techniques.Descriptive Research and Data CollectionDescriptive research ... earch methods analyze the "who, what, when, where, and how of a topic." (Cooper, 2002). Descriptive research methods also observe, analyze and describe information about a population as researchers ga ...

(3 pages) 445 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

METHODOLOGY AND PROCEDURE: very good example of methodology chapter for Master Students

METHODOLOGY AND PROCEDUREThis paper will discuss the method of research to be used, the respondents of the study, the sampling technique, the instrument to be used ... tration of the instrument and the statistical treatment of the data that will be gathered.Method of Research to be usedAccording to Swetnam (2000) "Writing Your Dissertation" How To Books, research fa ... cial lives of groups and individuals through observation and explanation.Although a great number of research methods are available i.e. Action Research, Surveys, Experimental Methods, Ethnographic, Ca ...

(6 pages) 749 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Child Development- Inside The Mind

sts like Jean Piaget, we would not know what we are today. The psychologists can use many different research methods in order to get the information they need for their research.In an article written ... ldren ages 8-12 were used as the subjects to gain data and all the information they could find. The research methods used here were experiments and case studies. Experiments and case studies can be ve ...

(2 pages) 97 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Flood Mitigation

CONTENTSPART 1Introduction..................................... 3Primary ResearchMethods of collecting data.................. 4Description of Results........................ ... ........................ 5 - 9Conclusion..................................... 10- 11PART 2Secondary ResearchFlood Mitigation in Nyngan, Warren, the Upper .....................................12Parrama ... ries as tourism and fishing.Part 1Description of methods of collecting dataThe starting point of my research was finding local opinions. This was done by reading the local newspapers, particularly the ...

(10 pages) 67 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Analysis of John Howard Griffin's "Black Like Me"

Analysis of John Howard Griffin's "Black Like Me"John Howard Griffin's research should undeniably be considered sociological. He began with a theory, if he became black he ... avior; why is there hate among blacks and whites? He collected his data in a process of explanatory research. He needed to test his theory in order to elaborate existing explanations. He gathered all ... s theory in order to elaborate existing explanations. He gathered all his data and went through all research methods in the hopes of explaining his theory. He followed the research process; developed ...

(7 pages) 106 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The methods of research a sociologist uses depends above all on the topic being studied.

The methods of research a sociologist uses depends above all on the topic being studied.The purpose of this paper i ... s above all on the topic being studied.The purpose of this paper is to explore some of the possible research methods a sociologist might use to study various different topics, each method used depends ... n, this is also called ethnography and many argue that this is the best and most reliable method to research a group, it allows the researcher to view people in their natural setting and to see the ac ...

(4 pages) 84 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Research Methodology

l for, the particular method or methods used in a given study, and in that type of study in general.Research methodsResearch methodology refers to the research process, the procedural framework within ... ankowicz (1995)Figure 5 shows the comparison features of qualitative and quantitative approaches to research. Both qualitative and quantitative are said to be systematic. Qualitative research is thoug ...

(5 pages) 599 1 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Social Disorganisation: The Chicago School argues that deviance is in some sense the measure of the failure of community organisations to function.

was an ideal place for this study with the widespread migration, immigration and industrialisation. Researchers recognised that change was inevitable. Because of this the Chicago School played a major ... onment that the deviants were accustomed to. Sociologists from the Chicago School used a variety of research methods to come up with their theories: case study, qualitative research and participant ob ...

(11 pages) 201 2 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Research Methods For Practice (How Myocardial Infarction (MI) Affects the Quality of Life Of Patients.

Research Methods for PracticeHow Myocardial Infarction (IM) affects the Quality of Life of Patients. ... s.The aim of this essay is to provide the writer with an introduction to the theory and practice of research in Health and Social Care. First and foremost the writer will choose a topic to conduct a t ... rature, four qualitative and one quantitative as posed in the table (Appendix 1). Before critiquing research Hek et al (2002) stipulates that it is important to recognise that critiquing does not nece ...

(12 pages) 315 0 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Differences among three groups of mental health professionals: Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, and Social Workers.

for Psychologists. The first leads to a PhD and involves graduate training with a major emphasis on research methods. The second leads into a Psy.D and puts greater emphasis on practical skills, such ... y, a Psychiatrist focuses on the study and treatment of mental disorders, a Psychologist focuses on research and/or assessing and treating, and a Social Worker will get involved with society, rather t ...

(1 pages) 59 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Action Research

Discuss the statement that a positivist approach to research would be an inappropriate approach to researching change managementThe generation of inform ... onomic environments have become the basis of modern societies and organisations and a firm grasp of research methods and processes have become an essential skill for modern managers. There are a few d ... e an essential skill for modern managers. There are a few different approaches that may be taken to research and several methods of data gathering and analysis. However, there are two main paradigms i ...

(7 pages) 318 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Essay: Flowers of Algeron, Was it an ethical experiment

on. An ethical experiment is defined in The World Book Dictionary and Ethical Intersections: Health Research, Methods and Researcher Responsibility , as an operation for the purpose of discovering som ... rally acceptable methods of data collection and analysis. Morally acceptable methods are defined as research carefully planned to avoid the possibility of inflicting harm or, where this possible, any ...

(7 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Buckingham, and Child Abuse

ing the study of children and the media. His article attempts to suggest more profitable methods of research rather than quantitative and qualitative data, and functionalism and conflict theory he pro ... o argue that Buckingham's (1994) article has not accomplished his apparent goals of more profitable research methods and a greater understanding of both children and the mass media.The article by Buck ...

(7 pages) 59 0 3.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Capital Punishment and the Criminal Justice Field, Fair or Unjust?We believe our study will show that as age and education increase, the support in Capital Punishment will decrease.

Capital Punishment and the Criminal Justice Field, Fair or Unjust?CJA430: Research Methods in Criminal JusticeResearch Topic: Capital Punishment and the Criminal Justice Fiel ... n Criminal JusticeResearch Topic: Capital Punishment and the Criminal Justice Field, Fair or Unjust?Research Design: Exploratory Research DesignResearch Hypothesis: Often times it is believed that tho ... y will show that as age and education increase, the support in Capital Punishment will decrease.Our research design was one of exploratory research, in which survey sampling was used to ascertain info ...

(6 pages) 149 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

The music Industry

        A quick look at the past         31.2         Area of research         41.3         Research Methods         4 ... 3         Research Methods         41.3.1         Primary research         41.3.1.1         Qualitative Research       ...

(24 pages) 353 1 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Describe the major marketing research methods with which you are familiar. What kinds of insights do you envision from observational research for new product development?

Qualitative observational research describes and classifies various cultural, racial and/or sociological groups by employing i ... arrative in nature and relies less on the experimental elements normally associated with scientific research. Because the field of qualitative research is still evolving, the criteria and terminology ... gy for its evaluation are not yet agreed upon.What is agreed upon is that qualitative observational research is a systematic inquiry into the nature or qualities of observable group behaviors in order ...

(3 pages) 142 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing