Research Methodology: Methods and Techniques by C.R. Kothari
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Selection of the right research technique s is one of the key factors deciding the methodological rationale of the research and subsequent analysis. Each of the individual techniques used to obtain data is linked to specific analysis and interpretation processes. Not every technique can be used to transpose the results obtained directly onto the pool of research subjects. A research technique and, subsequently, the research sample, should be defined with the research objectives firmly in mind. It is increasingly common for researchers and academics to combine multiple techniques within a single research project Mixed-Mode Data Collection. Each data collection technique has its strengths and weaknesses.
Date published February 25, by Shona McCombes. Date updated: September 19, In your thesis or dissertation, you will have to discuss the methods you used to do your research. The methodology or methods section explains what you did and how you did it, allowing readers to evaluate the reliability and validity of the research. It should include:. The methodology section should generally be written in the past tense. Table of contents Explain your methodological approach Describe your methods of data collection Describe your methods of analysis Evaluate and justify your methodological choices Tips for writing a strong methodology.
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Scientific Research An Academic Publisher. Kothari, C. Objectives of this study were therefore to determine the perceptions people with diabetes mellitus have towards herbal remedies, to determine the extent to which they use herbal remedies and also to establish whether there is any association between the perceptions people have on herbal remedies and use of herbal remedies. Data was collected using interview schedules. SPSS was used for data analysis. Recommendations made following the study were: the government of Kenya through Ministry of Health should encourage rigorous screening of clients and population in general for diabetes to ensure diabetes is diagnosed early and put under appropriate management and that the government of Kenya through Ministry of Health should put up a campaign educating diabetic patients on the potential dangers associated with combining herbal remedies with contemporary medicines due to their interactions.