Research aims - what you want to achieve.
Sampling procedures - to decide who you are going to ask.
Pilot studies - Small scale study to test for any problems with the design.
Data collection - This is actually collecting the data needed.
Analysis - Looking at evidence gathered and looking for patterns that could answer research aims.
Evaluation - looking at the positive and negative features of the design and decided if this effected the results.
Generalisability - This is data that can be generalised to a whole group.
We can get sampling frames from:
- school registers
-the electorial role
Representative sample - This is a sample that has the same characteristics as the population but is a smaller version.
Randon sample - people selected completly at random.
Systematic sample - chose every 10th or 15th person.
Stratified sample - divde the population into sections and randomly pick a percentage of people.
Quota sample - decide what features you want people to have and then find the people with…