By Paul Oliver
This publication is helping scholars comprehend using expert vocabulary and terminology of academic and social technology examine. the writer explores the ways that learn terminology is used, and indicates scholars easy methods to use professional examine terminology thoroughly, the best way to comprehend the that means of analysis phrases, and the way to disseminate study in a mode that is transparent and simply understood.
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The exploration of possible relationships between groups of data. • The search for possible causes for observed events. • The comparison of data from different contexts. • The use of data to test a hypothesis. • The creation of a new theory. Based on your reading of research, try to think of other activities which are embraced under the concept of data analysis. It is interesting perhaps, that such a widely-used term as analysis is not clarified more frequently. It is sometimes the case with language that the most widely-used terms are those which we seldom take time to think about.
Social research within a functionalist perspective does tend to focus upon the role of institutions in society. Such institutions might be individual schools or colleges, or a broader system such as the system of higher education. Alternatively it might explore the overall function of a health service. Research may concentrate on the original purpose of such institutions and the way in which they evolved. It would explore their contribution to the overall society, or examine the way in which they help society to evolve.
This is the view that the only things in the world which are truly real are the mind and the thoughts which it contains. In other words, we can be certain of what we are thinking, but when we look out at the material world it is as if we are simply looking at an array of 35 Oliver_Paul_3960-Ch-03:Burton & Bartlett-Ch-01 01/12/2009 UNDERSTANDING THE RESEARCH PROCESS 10:09 AM Page 36 images, reflections and impressions. We cannot, according to the idealists, be really certain of what we are looking at.
Understanding the Research Process (SAGE Study Skills Series) by Paul Oliver