What Is Formal Research? - Definition & Methods


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Why does formal research need to follow predictable and consistent steps?

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1. Formal research has which of the following characteristics?

2. Formal research helps us understand:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz are based upon formal research methods. You will have to know certain things such as why formal research needs to follow predictable steps and its characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the study tools to:

  • Recognize what formal research helps us to understand
  • Name the step of formal research where a researcher would state his belief in an outcome
  • Identify the step where a researcher would publish the results of the study

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on formal research methods
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the steps of formal research and how they are connected to what they help us understand
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the reason behind formal research needing to follow predictable steps and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Find out more on this subject via this lesson named What Is Formal Research? - Definition & Methods. The lesson will cover the following topics related to formal research:

  • Definition
  • Methods
  • Examples