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What is Primary Data?
Data which has been done by yourself
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What is Quantitative Data?
Data which is presented in numerical form
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What is Qualitative Data?
Data presented in verbal or visual form
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What is a pilot study?
A small scale trial run carried out before the main research
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Why would conduct a pilot study?
It helps sociologists to find the appropriate method to use
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What is a covert observation?
An observation where the researcher joins the group without members knowing about the research activities.
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What is overt observation?
An observation where the group is aware of the research activities.
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What does participant observation mean?
The researcher joins in with the group being studied and joins in with the action.
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What is non-participant observation?
An observation where the researcher is separate from the research study.
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What are Questionnaires/Social Surveys?
A series of written both open and closed questions which have a number of respondants.
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What is two advantages of a questionnaire?
Shows the difference of opinion
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