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What is Sampling

Sampling

Sampling is the process of selecting a few from a large group. The bigger group is the population and the smaller group that is selected is sample. Sample, therefore, is a part of the population or the large group from which it is taken. Example Take an example you want to know the average age of the students in a …

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Sampling Terminologies

The process of selecting a sample can be made easier if you know some sampling terminologies related to sampling. Sample is  part of the population and to draw sample from the population you need to decide about the sample size. There is a formula to decide about the sample size. To find out sample size using that formula you need …

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Sampling Types in Research

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There are various sampling types and sampling techniques; these techniques have been categorized into three major categories for the ease of use. Random sampling Non-random sampling Mixed sampling Each of the above mentioned sampling types have several sampling techniques in them. Random sampling Random sampling is also called as probability sampling. In random sampling design every element of the population …

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Sampling Principles in Research

To make the process of sampling more accurate, valid and reliable some sampling principles can be used. The process of sampling in research is governed by three principles. It should be kept in mind that sampling can only provide an estimate of the population mean and population parameters and in majority of cases there will be some difference between population …

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The Importance of Formulating a Research Problem

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There are several benefits of formulating a research problem. The actual research begins with the formulation of a research problem. It makes you well aware of the tasks that you have to perform in order to accomplish the research. Research is a process that you have to complete in a sequence. A research problem helps you formulate that sequence. Research …

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Steps in the Formulation of the Research Problem

The research problem or the research questions should be formulated in a sequential manner. This will reduce the chances of ambiguities to a minimum. There is no hard and fast rule for formulating the research problem. One can adopt a logical manner to reach the desired research problem, objectives and research questions. Before deciding about the research area or the …

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How to Design a Research Questionnaire

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The research questionnaire design is one of the most important elements in the success of your research. If you are using a research questionnaire as a tool in collecting data you should know the basics of questionnaire design. The questionnaire is one of the most powerful tools of survey research. Its use is more common in the social sciences and …

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Different Systems for Citation in Research

Research Reference

The research paper, dissertation or thesis should follow an academic style of writing and in academic style of writing you have to provide an accurate citation. There are several styles of citation and referencing and you can follow one. It depends on your university, college or academic institute that which style you follow in the research. Not all citation and referencing …

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What are the Qualities of a Good Research Paper

Research Paper

What qualities or characteristics make a research a successful research, every step of the research study is important. Negligence in any step can affect the complete study and not just that part. There are certain characteristics that are necessary in every research, these characteristics make the research a valid and generalizable study. Having just information and data is not enough …

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How to Choose the Right Methodology for your Research

Selecting the right methodology is crucial for the success of your research. Using the method, the researcher has chosen for his research, the researcher tests the hypothesis for possible acceptance or rejection. Therefore, it is necessary that the researcher uses the most appropriate method of data collection, analysis and evaluation. Sometimes the researcher invents the method for his research because …

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