Influence and Bias in Research

Influence and Bias in Research This post will discuss how our ideas and thoughts are influenced by the world around us and specifically, how various aspects of our environments influence information thus, our overall knowledge. We will offer a few examples of how our environments specifically influence our shared research knowledge. We’ll end this post [...]

Parts of the Scientific Method

Parts of The Scientific Method This post will detail the specific parts of the scientific method. Our previous post titled: What is Research?  clearly specified that research was a systematic process. We also emphasized that scientific research (the way we do research) required precise procedures as a critical component of scientific research. We previously discussed what [...]

Characteristics of Research

Characteristics of Research Our topic is characteristics of research. Previously, our question ‘What is Research’? stated that ‘research is a systematic process’, but what does a systematic process look like in a scientific research study? The type of research method or the way in which we go about doing research using very precise methods is [...]

What is Research? Using a Systematic Approach

What is Research? What is research? In research, our ideas, thoughts and the existing knowledge of others come together and incorporate various types of research activities to create our overall shared body of research information or knowledge. Generally, our research knowledge is acquired using a systematic approach to investigate and answer a specific research question. [...]