Methods Essays

Qualitative Methods

One of the primary goals of qualitative case study research is in bringing clearness and excellence to knowledge obtained thru previously made researches. Case study methods envisage the analysis of limited number of events in certain context at certain time frame in order to track the existing relationships between them and regarding the surroundings. Nowadays, case study research is a popular and widely used method in social science because its ability to examine the real life situations in the frame…

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Urban Research Methods

Present coursework provides with comprehensive analysis of Chapter 7, named ‘Salvaging the Self’ in Snow’s and Anderson’s book ‘Down on the Their Luck’. The following issues are to be addressed in this paper: identification of key research questions, methods, principle finding and conclusions of the chapter; analysis of authors’ political, ideological and value orientations; discussion of authors’ argumentation on homeless alcoholism, etc. 1. The discussed chapter studies psychological traumas and stigmatizing, suffered by the homeless people in their relations with…

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Methods in Archaeology

An expert system is also called the knowledge based system. It is a computer program that contains the information and logical abilities of one or a group of experts is a specific field. According to the definition given by Doran “an expert system is a computer program which uses non-numerical domain-specific knowledge to solve problems with a competence comparable with that of human experts” (Doran, 1988). If we look at the initial development of such a system it can be…

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сerebral Methods

Art is such a simple word, consisting of just three letters, and yet it takes ceaseless flows of discussions, arguments, debates and theories just on the very definition of it. So what is just so important about this creative field? We have to acknowledge that life would be infinitely dull without art and that we would possibly live solely on cerebral methods. Therefore, art is something that develops us to be more thoughtful and well-rounded humans. The value of an…

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Mathematical Methods

Everyday, people are faced with problems that can be solved through the use of mathematics, particularly in the fields of design and construction, where geometry, trigonometry and algebra become very important. This is the point at which this portfolio piece becomes very relevant. The task at hand is as follows: Engineers put forward three plans to provide a telephone link between three towns: A, B and C. An isosceles triangles is formed by these towns with the distance AB =…

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Evaluation Methods

Experiments are considered as the most powerful, most expensive and top guns in research design. However, experimental designs are rarely used in criminal justice because of the legal and ethical factors. Since the used subjects are actually agency personnel, prisoners or defendants, an experimental design of research is likely to benefit the group that is being treated while depriving the control group off the treatment. It therefore means that use of experimental design in criminal justice is not appropriate as…

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Quantitative and Qualitative Research Questions and Hypothesis

Jung (2007) found that general education teacher’s attitudes toward the integration of students with disabilities reflect a lack of confidence both in their own instructional skills and in the quality of support personnel currently provides. General and special education teachers are placed in inclusive classroom settings for the betterment of the student; however, planning is not as effective when general education teachers are not properly trained on or comfortable with the technology. Thousand and Villa (2000) in McLaren, Bausch, &…

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Voltammetric Methods for Trace Analysis of Chromium

Voltammetric methods of analysis, which have been used since the invention of polarography in 1922, witnessed a serious decline in use and was even threatened with extinction with the development of Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS) in the mid-1960’s (Bond, 1980, pp. 2-3). The remarkable detection limits of AAS, coupled with its ability to determine almost all the metallic elements, was beyond the reach of classical polarography, which had come to be regarded as a very unattractive technique due to its…

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