Methodology chapter for Masters dissertation
3.1 Research Strategy
3.2 Population and Sampling
3.2.1 Quantitative Population and Sampling
3.2.2 Qualitative Population and Sampling
3.2.3 Interviewee Profiles
3.3 Data Collection and Data Analysis
3.3.1 Quantitative Data Collection & Analysis
3.3.2 Qualitative Data Collection & Analysis
3.4 Ethical Issues
I will attached my draft. This received 17 out of 32 marks. Feedback from lecturer:
Unconvincing rationale for your research methodology choices.
Unconvincing rationale for your rejection of research methodology alternatives.
In the case of quantitative research not discussing the Sampling Design Process in detail beginning with Quantitative Research Population Definition; Elements; Units; Extent; Time.
In the case of qualitative research not providing a compelling logic as to the suitability of your chosen depth interviewees.
In the case of qualitative research not providing a compelling logic as to the number of, and composition of, your mini groups / focus groups.
Inadequate / no discussion of the practicalities of designing data collection instrument(s) that will provided the needed data.
No / weak discussion of the practicalities of data collection.
Data analysis not dealt with adequately.
Limitations to the research showing a lack of critical consideration