A Research Primer, Part 2: Guidelines for Developing a Research Project
In this article, the second in a series on the basic concepts of research, the authors review aspects of research design including participant considerations, randomization, reliability and validity of measurements, and data collection and management. The authors also discuss considerations for research using questionnaires and tests. The goal of this article is to assist the novice researcher in identifying potential problems that must be addressed during the design of a research project.
Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
Yens, David P.; Brannan, Grace D.; and Dumsha, Jane Z., "A Research Primer, Part 2: Guidelines for Developing a Research Project" (2014). PCOM Scholarly Papers. 172.
This article was published in Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Volume 114, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 41-51.
The published version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.7556/jaoa.2014.006
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