A regimented and highly controlled method for investigating cause and effect relationships among variables.
A group of individuals brought together in one room for a guided discussion of some topic of interest to research.
A research method where people are observed in-context going about their daily routines.
A coherent and organized plan for conducting research.
A research method that makes use of the work of other researchers.
A research method where subjects respond to the researcher's questions directly in an interview or questionnaire.
A procedure that involves systematically formulating questions, gathering data, and testing hypotheses.