Flashcards - Research Sources, Methods & Technologies

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sample
In statistics and quantitative research methodology, a data sample is a set of data collected and/or selected from a statistical population by a defined procedure
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population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
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variable
In elementary mathematics, a variable is an alphabetic character representing a number, called the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary or not fully specified or unknown
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Fraud
In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain, or to deprive a victim of a legal right
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Confidentiality
Confidentiality involves a set of rules or a promise that limits access or places restrictions on certain types of information
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scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
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Authority
The word authority can be used to mean the right to exercise power given by the State , or by academic knowledge of an area
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Quantitative research
In natural sciences and social sciences, quantitative research is the systematic empirical investigation of observable phenomena via statistical, mathematical or computational techniques
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Quantitative research
In natural sciences and social sciences, quantitative research is the systematic empirical investigation of observable phenomena via statistical, mathematical or computational techniques
Authority
The word authority can be used to mean the right to exercise power given by the State , or by academic knowledge of an area
scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
Confidentiality
Confidentiality involves a set of rules or a promise that limits access or places restrictions on certain types of information
Fraud
In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain, or to deprive a victim of a legal right
variable
In elementary mathematics, a variable is an alphabetic character representing a number, called the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary or not fully specified or unknown
population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
sample
In statistics and quantitative research methodology, a data sample is a set of data collected and/or selected from a statistical population by a defined procedure
References
Reference is a relation between objects in which one object designates, or acts as a means by which to connect to or link to, another object
empirical evidence
Empirical evidence, also known as sense experience, is the knowledge or source of knowledge acquired by means of the senses, particularly by observation and experimentation
descriptive research
Descriptive research is used to describe characteristics of a population or phenomenon being studied
experiments
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
research question
Specifying the research question is the methodological point of departure of scholarly research in both the natural and social sciences
Random sample
In statistics, a simple random sample is a subset of individuals chosen from a larger set
falsifiable
Falsifiability or refutability of a statement, hypothesis, or theory is the inherent possibility that it can be proved false
Sociology
Sociology is the study of social behaviour or society, including its origins, development, organization, networks, and institutions

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