a) Outline the specific purposes, functions and advantages of a literature review for a research project.
b) Give five reasons why proper referencing is significant when writing a literature review.
c) Give two professional issues comprised in research ethics and outline the suitable ethical behavior associated to each one.
d) describe how societal concerns associate to the research ethics.
a) Representativeness is a main concern in statistical sampling as it permits the researcher to draw conclusions for the whole targeted population. describe how the choice of a particular sampling method is dependent on your research problem(s) and objectives.
b) Sampling methods can be divided into two categories, namely ‘probability’ and ‘non-probability’ sampling. Describe three main methods in each category and describe your answer with relevant illustrations of their use in research.
c) List four unintended errors that might result from surveys of the personal characteristics.