Monthly Archives: April 2014

Steps in Chapter Four: “Survey Says!”

To present quantitative or qualitative data, chapter four is your spot. It is only to display and interpret findings.  Save commentary, discussion, comparison, and the like for chapter five.  A presentation of qualitative data will be longer than a presentation … Continue reading

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Starting Chapter Four

Now that the IRB hurdle is over and the study part is complete, the task of Chapter Four is in process.  The light at the end of the tunnel keeps getting smaller.  This chapter, however, is more overwhelming than I … Continue reading

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What Do You Say About Getting Your Doctorate?

During my coursework, I developed a sneaky habit.  When a friend, family member, or work associate asked me to do something extra that I didn’t want to do, I gave the same response.  “I can’t. I have to work on … Continue reading

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Survey Respondents — I’m Despondent!

According to my Research Methods courses and expert John Creswell, there are best practices to getting your survey out there and obtaining a maximum response rate.  Well, my survey is in the universe right now and I anxiously wait for … Continue reading

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Survey Advantages and Disadvantages

If you are thinking of a survey as part of your research study, consider this equal number of pros and cons to this method of collecting your data. Survey Pros: Inexpensive and easy to collect:  Especially with survey software tools … Continue reading

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