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  • Research Methods
    • Positivists
      • closed questions
        • strudtured interviews
          • like questionnaires
      • Quantitative Data
        • scientific experiments
          • quantifiable and representative
      • Reliable
        • repeatable
    • Interpretivists
      • open questions
        • unstructured interviews
          • not a flow... make up questions
          • rapport for sympathy
            • cost effective, interviewer may need training.
      • Qualitative Data
        • written answers
          • not generalisable
      • Valid
        • fair and opinionted
    • sampling
      • Random Sampling
        • stratified
        • cluster
        • systematic
      • Quota Sampling
    • observation
      • overt
      • covert
        • non participant
        • participant
    • official statistics
      • documents
        • public
        • personal
        • historical

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