Data Collection Method and its Importance to Research

When carrying out research of any kind, one important thing to note is the type of data that is required for carrying out the research. Sometimes, it could be the primary data or secondary data etc.  Data is seen as raw facts that are processed for information i.e data are facts that are meant to be refined. There are qualitative or quantitative data. Sometimes, both the data and information are often used interchangeably. In research, data are collected from respondents, participants, the content of the newspapers, mere observation, interview, music, video, books etc depend on what the researcher is seeking. …READ MORE …