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CONTENT Meaning of research design. Need for & importance of research design. Developing an appropriate research design.
MEANING Arrangement of conditions. Overall framework of the projects. Specific master plan or model. Blueprint . Guides the investigators.
DEFINITION According to Suchman “research design is not a highly specific plan to be followed without deviation ,but rather series of guidepost to keep one headed in right direction”. According to cook “research design is the arrangement of conditions for collection & analysis of data in a manner that aims to combine relevance to the research purpose with economy in procedure”.
NEED & IMPORTANCE Smooth sailing of research operations. Stands for advance planning of the methods. Great bearing on reliability of the results. Helps to give directions. Helps in decision making. Research design prevent blind searching. Helps researchers to anticipate potential problems in collecting data etc.
DEVELOPING RESEARCH DESIGN The choice of appropriate design largely depends on the objectives of the research and how much is knownabout the problem and its objectives. Three traditional kinds of research-design: Exploratory Descriptive Hypothesis/casual..
IN CASE OF EXPLORATORY RESEARCH Main objective: Major emphasis is on discovery of ideas & insights. In such studies: The sample size is small Data requirement are vague. The objective is general rather than specific. Non- probability sampling designs are used.
IN CASE OF DESCRIPTIVE Main objective: Describing characteristics of individual or group In such studies: Data collected may relate to the respondents under study Research has specific objective Findings are definite.
IN CASE OF HYPOTHESIS TESTING Main objective:Researchers test the hypotheses of causal relationships between variables. In such studies: Control the influence of one variable on other dependent variable.