Five Elements That Make Up the Methodology Chapter

Your research project will be considered complete only when it includes the details regarding the procedures that are followed for conducting the research. Such details are given in the methodology chapter. The elements that are included in the research methodology chapter are as follows: • Data collection Data is the building block of any research […]

What Helps You Better – Editing or Proofreading

It is a complex task to complete your research without any guidance from a mentor or professional consultant. While many research students do not find sufficient guidance and support from their supervisors, they opt to avail professional help for dissertation writing and review tasks. However, they are often confused about the right kind of service […]

How to run Regression tests using SPSS

Regression is a very important statistical tool for predicting the value of one variable when the value of another variable is known. It can only be applied when the variable with the unknown value is dependent or is correlated with the known value variable. Thus it is used to estimate the value of a dependent […]

All about Case Studies

During the course of the post-graduate or doctoral course students might be required to complete some kind of case study. They will have to go into great detail in trying to answer a particular question and examine all different points of view. There are some kinds of research which look at the overall scenario or […]

Importance of Meta Analysis

Any research based study starts with a research objective, and that objective comes out from a research gap in any context. The research gap comes out of the careful scrutiny of the literature on several contexts, and when the researcher finds out that a particular piece of study is missing in any particular context, a […]

Common problems while writing for journal publication

    No theory: it involves a lack of explanation of variable relationships.     Concepts and operationalistaion not being in alignment with each other: this problem surfaces when the research design is not reflecting the variables under current study which could be because of differences in analysis level.     Insufficient definition: when the authors are not […]

Criteria for evaluating research questions

Research questions should meet the following criteria for a dissertation: Questions should be clear: questions framed should be understandable to the researcher, supervisor and the research fraternity. Questions should be researchable: questions should be capable of development into a research design, so that data could be collected in regard to the. This implies that extremely […]

Classic experimental design and validity

The purpose of the control group in an experiment is to control the various possible effects of rival explaining a causal finding. We may then be in a position to take actual view that the study is valid internally.  The random assignment of subjects to the control and experimental groups and the presence of a […]