- Lecture 3, September 19, 2019: Research Designs
Choosing a Research Design and Methods
Bringing Research Orientation and Design Together
Stages and associated sets of decisions
Processes of planning, conducting and writing up research
The rights and responsibilities of researchers
Writing proposals and explaining methodologies and methods
Determining choice and research design (role of hermeneutics)
Preparing a research proposal
Required Readings: Alan Bryman and Edward Bell (2019): Chapter 2 and 15.
Appendix to Part I: The Ideal Stages of Research
Further Resources (optional):
- W. Heath. The Proposal in Qualitative Research http://www.nova.edu/~ron/heath.html
- From: Trochim, William M. The Research Methods Knowledge Base, 2nd Edition. Internet WWW page, at URL: http: //www.socialresearchmethods. net/kb/> (version current as of October 20, 2006).
Concept Mapping http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/conmap.php
The Process of Research Writing Steven D. Krause, Eastern Michigan University Version 1.0, Spring 200 http://www.stevendkrause.com/tprw/