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Approaches of Research

Research Approaches

  • Quantitative approach
  • Qualitative approach

What is Qualitative research?

It is by definition exploratory, and it is used when we don’t know what to expect, to define the problem or develop an approach to the problem. It’s also used to go deeper into issues of interest and explore nuances related to the problem at hand. Common data collection methods used in qualitative research is focus groups, triads, dyads, in-depth interviews, uninterrupted observation, bulletin boards, and participation/observations.

Types of Qualitative Researches 


Phenomenological research is an inductive, descriptive research approach developed from phenomenological philosophy. Its aim is to describe an experience as it is actually lived by the person.


Ethnographical research is the investigation of a culture through an …

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What is Research?

Meaning of Research

Research in common parlance refers to a search for knowledge. One can also specify research as a technological and organized search for appropriate data and information on a specific matter. In fact, research is an art of scientific investigation The Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English lays down the meaning of research as “a careful investigation or inquiry especially through the search for new facts in any branch of knowledge.”1 Redman and Mory define research as a “systematized effort to gain new knowledge.”2 Some people consider research as a movement, a movement from the known to the unknown

The term ‘research’ refers to the orderly method consisting of articulating the problem, developing a hypothesis, gathering the facts …

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