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On the other hand, dependent variables are outcome variables reflecting the effects of the dependent variable. These factors appear, disappear, diminish or increase in research. In an example, to determine the salt intake on hypertension, the blood pressure is the dependent variable and salt intake is the independent variable. Other variables in research are extraneous variables, which represent the undesired elements affecting research and the confounding variables, which are variables that negate the validity of a research (Lietz, Langer, and Furman 34).
Generally, research is divided into two main types, qualitative and quantitative research. Quantitative research is a statistical analysis that attaches values in the study variables in a study and utilizes statistical methods. Conversely, qualitative research is a non-statistical kind of study in which seeks to provide the comprehension of the factors behind a problem. Either this study will provide deal and insight for the preceding studies (Lietz, Langer, and Furman 34). Survey is a type of quantitative research often used to assess thoughts, opinions, and feelings. Usually, a researcher has a predetermined set of questions for the survey sample. Using the representative sample the researcher then draws the population of interest from which he describes the attitude of the required variable from the population sample.
In sociological research, determination of the study topic is the first of the six steps. In this, the researcher identifies their aim for the study or the questions they want to research. Secondly, they look on the existing literature of what other sociologists have done on the topic they want to research (Lietz, Langer, and Furman 35). Through this, they identify the existing gaps in the study and avoid duplication of already studied problems. Either, the review of literature makes the researcher to avoid
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An attribute refers to specific values of the variable. For example, the variable gender has two attributes- male and female. The variable agreement may have five attributes- (a) strongly agree, (b) disagree (c) neutral (d) agree and (e) strongly agree (Trochim, 2006).
Modification of services to suit the needs of a specific customer is customization. Grounding on these variables, Roger Schmenner has identified a differentiation of services on his service process matrix. Degree of labour intensity on Y-axis and degree of interaction with consumers and customization on X-axis, result in four quadrants (Schmenner 21-32), as shown in figure below.
In this paper, I discus my proposed approach to operationalization by discussing the components of my identified design, and classifying the design. I also explain the reasons for selecting the design and possible bias to which the design is vulnerable. Components of the design A randomized controlled trial is the proposed design for exploring my research hypothesis.
Slavin defines cognitive development as "Gradual, orderly changes by which mental processes become more complex and sophisticated" (Slavin's On Line Glossary: np). This type of development, therefore, is concerned with intellectual processes. This intellectual development is traced from birth until adulthood.
Derivatives can be based on different types of assets such as commodities, equities, bonds, interest rates, exchange rates or indexes such as stock market index, consumer price index. Their performance can determine both the amount and the
The assets include fixed assets such as land, machinery, furniture etc. as well as short term assets such as cash and liquid funds. The liabilities include long term liabilities such as loans as well as