Key Words and Meanings - Research Methods
Validity: Extent of a data that gives a true picture of the subject being studied.
Secondary Data: Information obtained from sources which was orginally collected by another sociologist.
Interviewer Bias: The influence of the interviewer on the way the respondent replies.
Objectivity: Quality achieved when a researcher's values do not affect their work.
Pilot Survey: Small scale survey done before the main survey, to smooth out any problems.
Reliability: Producing the…