Monthly Archives: June 2014

Factor Analysis and KMO Bartlett’s Test

Factor Analysis is one of the most frequently used data reduction technique. There are three main reasons why this technique is used in research. The first reason for using factor analysis is to bring down the number of variables from big to small. Bring about in setting up underlying reasons and factors between the measured […]

T Tests

There are many times when the research is just not confined to one group of data. It is expanded to two groups of data and compares them. The purpose is to see if the two groups are similar or different. For this purpose T tests are often used in order to compare from two different […]

Types of Interviews for Research

There are multiple kinds of interviews that can be conducted for research. Each one of them has certain pros and cons. The selection of the technique of interview depends upon the different parameters on which the research is being conducted. Personal Interviews:  A typical type of interview that can be called a personal interview is […]

Errors in Questionnaire Based Research

There are various kinds of errors that have a greater chance of occurrence in Questionnaire based research. These four kinds of errors are: a)    Sampling Error b)    Measurement Error c)    Coverage Error d)    Non- Response Error a)    Sampling Error: This kind of error largely deals with Inadequate Sample size and non-random Sampling techniques used. b)    […]

Presentation of Research: Essentials

The ultimate goal of any researcher is to present a very crystal clear image of research. The way the research is presented, it should be both, believable and digestible for the audience.  With the objective to effectively present the findings, it is very important that the audience, the message and the medium are all matched […]