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ERIC Number: EJ1009493
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1939-4225
Building Consistency between Title, Problem Statement, Purpose, & Research Questions to Improve the Quality of Research Plans and Reports
Newman, Isadore; Covrig, Duane M.
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v25 n1 p70-79 Win 2013
Consistency in the title, problem, purpose, and research question improve the logic and transparency of research. When these components of research are aligned research design and planning are more coherent and research reports are more readable. This article reviews the process for checking for and improving consistency. Numerous examples of consistency among these four components of research are provided and ways to remove inconsistency are outlined. A graphic, rubric and worksheet are provided to help researchers evaluate their own work or give feedback to the research work of others. (Contains 1 figure and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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