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Doing Research

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ANALYSE THIS!!!

A free online tutorial to help students develop their data analysis skills. The tutorial looks at quantitative and qualitative data analysis, with some practical examples and advice on effectively analysing data.

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COLLECT THIS!!!

A free online tutorial that will help you develop students' data collection skills. The tutorial looks at quantitative and qualitative data collection, with some practical examples and advice on effectively collecting data.

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IS A DISSERTATION JUST A LONGER REPORT?

This guide is designed to show you how to adapt your current report writing practices for doing a longer independent research project like a dissertation. If you are planning to do a dissertation project that involves some kind of primary data...

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WHAT IS RESEARCH?

This guide provides an overview of research methods and methodologies, including practical advice for those new to research, and tips on how to avoid some of the most common pitfalls for new researchers. It covers a background to research; getting started; quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods.

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Analyse This!!!

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