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As mentioned in my last blog in the Understanding Research Series, correlations have a direction. So what does this mean? Positive Correlations Negative Correlations Positive correlations Say you are looking at two factors which are correlated like the the grades students achieve and the amount of studying they do. Some research found the following: Unsurprisingly the […]Read more
In this article – Only the uninformed talk about research proving things The significance of significance How likely are we to get this result by random chance? Levels of significance What a significant result means In my last blog about research we looked at the fact that it’s almost impossible to prove something. Even […]Read more
Whats in this article: What is research The aims of research Two types of research Deductive research Inductive research Proving things Things move on What is research? What do we mean by research? Quite simply research is a systematic, logical, methodical and structured investigation about something, usually to either find something specific out or to […]Read more