G674 Research Methods

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Reliability
Method needs to be easy to repeat- access, cost, time. Quant data. Positivists. Pilot Study. Structured Qu's. Operationalise concepts. Attrition, Could it just be attitudes have changed?
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Validity
Verstehen, Qual. Interpretivists. Reflexivity. Respondant validation. Small samples. Social desirability. Hawthorne effect.
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Generalisability
Positivists. If not representative-not generalisable. low attrition. Large sample.
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Representative
Positivists are keen so they can generalise. Random sample. CASTLE
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Ethics
Consent, informed consent, protection of pps. right to withdraw. Rapport
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Practical
Access- gatekeeper. Access to sample frame. Cost. Researcher bias. Hawthorne effect. Attrition. Social desirability. Use of technology
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Verstehen, Qual. Interpretivists. Reflexivity. Respondant validation. Small samples. Social desirability. Hawthorne effect.

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Validity

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Positivists. If not representative-not generalisable. low attrition. Large sample.

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Positivists are keen so they can generalise. Random sample. CASTLE

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Consent, informed consent, protection of pps. right to withdraw. Rapport

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