Chapter 3 Research Methodology Essay

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Chapter 3: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 Introduction:
Research which is also known as the search for knowledge is an art of scientific search for specific information. According to Clifford Woody, the research includes defining and redefining problems, formulating hypothesis and suggested solutions, collecting, organising and evaluating data, making deductions and reaching conclusion and further testing whether the conclusion will fit into formulating hypothesis. Research Methodology is a scientific and systematic way of finding solution to a problem. In this research, researcher has studied various steps for research like problem along with the logic behind them. For this study, researcher must know various research techniques like mean, mode,
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3.3 Research design:
Research design is an outline of research study which indicates that what the researcher will do from writing the hypothesis and its operational implications to the final analysis of data. A research design is the arrangement of conditions for data collection and analysis of data in such a way that it will aim to combine relevance to research purpose with implementation of developed framework from research proceedure[1]. Research design constitutes conclusion regarding what, why, where, when and how concerning an inquiry or a research study. Overall research design may be divided into the following parts. [2]
a. Sampling Design: which deals with the method of selecting items to be observed for researcher`s study.
b. Observational Design: which relates to the conditions under which the observations are made. c. Statistical Design: It concerns with the question of how many items are to be observed and how the information and data gathered are being

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