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Pinning down my methodology: Part 2

Having covered the basics of my methodology in Part 1, I now want to talk a bit about research design. Bear with me though, I am still very much on a learning curve with this stuff, so all the ideas are under development. 423 more words


Webinar for Grant Seekers--PCORI in Practice: Exploring PCORI’s Methodology Standards | Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Both investigators and stakeholder groups interested in partnering to pursue PCORI funding should understand PCORI’s methodology standards. Join PCORI tomorrow (11 – 12:30 MT) for a webinar overview of the standards and how to apply them in your projects. 18 more words

Grant Strategy

If I Conduct a Large Qualitative Study with 100 Participants, is it Quantitative Research? Three Big Reasons Why the Answer is “No!”

Too often qualitative researchers present their findings with an assertion along the lines of, ‘We conducted 25 focus groups with a total of 250 participants making this study more quantitative than qualitative’; or ‘We conducted 10 online bulletin boards with 15 participants in each divided between males and females, so we wound up with good quantitative… 747 more words

Research Design & Methods

Research Comes in Thought Bubbles

By Diana Gates

Some exciting news on the research front – we have narrowed down not one, but TWO, research projects for the next coming weeks. 321 more words

Diana Gates

Turning Social Media Monitoring into Research: Don’t Be Afraid to Engage

The idea of conducting qualitative “research” by way of simply listening in on conversations posted on various social media venues is, from a research design perspective, curious. 558 more words

Research Design & Methods

Classroom Activity: How to Rob a Bank

This is an activity for my undergraduate Political Science Methods course. I got the idea for this activity from a really entertaining episode of the 99% Invisible podcast… 701 more words

SERVQUAL Model: A Multi-Item Tool for Comparing Customer Perceptions vs. Expectations

Looking for a tried and true model to understand your service quality?

The SERVQUAL model is an empiric model that has been around for nearly 30 years. 565 more words

Customer Experience Strategy