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Research Methods Information : Articles/Journals

Research Methods Information

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Terminology for Empirical Studies

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Tags/Terms used to label empirical studies.
(Not an exhaustive list)

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What is Empirical Research?

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Empirical research applies observation and experience as the main modes of gathering data.

Data collected is referred to as empirical evidence (which is then subjected to qualitative and quantitative analysis in order to answer empirical questions).

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