Research methods used     in my media      coursework
• I used primary and secondary  research methods in the research  stages of my products.Primary sources include -  survey,...
Surveys• I conducted surveys via Survey  Monkey, which were then  distributed via  Facebook, researching the  topics neede...
Pros and Cons of this method         Pros -         Cheap         Easy to distribute and collect data         Not time con...
Interview• To collect qualitative data, I  conducted interviews that  were filmed.
Pros and Cons of this method        Pros -        Effective way of collecting, analysing           and sharing qualitative...
Analysis of existing texts       • I studies existing         texts, analysing conventions         of real texts, and also...
Pros and Cons of this method         Pros -         Reliable method as it is me           conducting the research         ...
Internet research  I conducted internet research involving     websites such as Wikipedia, and     other sites that I foun...
Pros and Cons of this method        Pros -        Easily accessible        Cons -        Time consuming        Unreliable ...
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Media research methods

  1. 1. Research methods used in my media coursework
  2. 2. • I used primary and secondary research methods in the research stages of my products.Primary sources include - survey, interview, analyses of existing textsSecondary sources include – internet research (Wikipedia, Google, previous A- Level media studies blogs)
  3. 3. Surveys• I conducted surveys via Survey Monkey, which were then distributed via Facebook, researching the topics needed in the research stages of my courseworks.
  4. 4. Pros and Cons of this method Pros - Cheap Easy to distribute and collect data Not time consuming Cons - Hard to find significant number of participants to gather enough (primarily quantitative) data.
  5. 5. Interview• To collect qualitative data, I conducted interviews that were filmed.
  6. 6. Pros and Cons of this method Pros - Effective way of collecting, analysing and sharing qualitative data Cons - Hard to find participants as is time consuming Hard to organise
  7. 7. Analysis of existing texts • I studies existing texts, analysing conventions of real texts, and also comparing my products with existing texts.
  8. 8. Pros and Cons of this method Pros - Reliable method as it is me conducting the research Qualitative and quantitative data Cons - Time consuming
  9. 9. Internet research I conducted internet research involving websites such as Wikipedia, and other sites that I found using the search engine Google. I also took time to study previous A-Level Media coursework blogs to find what other students have done, interesting ideas and concepts that they may have, or even information that they managed to find out that I couldnt.
  10. 10. Pros and Cons of this method Pros - Easily accessible Cons - Time consuming Unreliable as a secondary source

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