slideshare ppt on research

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Survey relation with research ....

A survey is a systematic method of collecting data from a population of
interest. It tends to be quantitative in nature and aims to collect information
from a sample of the population such that the results are
representative of the population within a certain degree of error.
The purpose of a survey is to collect quantitative information, usually
through the use of a structured and standardized questionnaire.
ADVANTAGES OF SURVEYS
Can complete structured questions with many stakeholders within a
relatively short time frame.
Can be completed by telephone, mail, fax, or in-person.
It is quantifiable and generalizable to an entire population if the
population is sampled appropriately.
Standardized, structured questionnaire minimizes interviewer bias.
Tremendous volume of information can be collected in short period of
time.
Can take less time to analyses than qualitative data.