develop a research proposal

Develop a Research Proposal


Writing the Proposal - Primary Data Collection

Primary Data Collection:

In primary data collection, you collect the data yourself using qualitative and quantitative methods. The key point here is that the data you collect is unique to you and your research and, until you publish, no one else has access to it.

There are many methods of collecting primary data.  The main methods include:

  • questionnaires
  • interviews
  • focus group interviews
  • observation
  • case-studies
  • scientific experiments

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