Research methods in communication research / Abdul Rauf Ridzuan, Abdul Rahim Ridzuan and Mardhiyah Ridzuan

Ridzuan, Abdul Rauf and Ridzuan, Abdul Rahim and Ridzuan, Mardhiyah (2018) Research methods in communication research / Abdul Rauf Ridzuan, Abdul Rahim Ridzuan and Mardhiyah Ridzuan. e-Journal of Media and Society (e-JOMS), 1. ISSN 2682-9193

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Abstract

Research is collecting data. It is also known as the systematic approach to obtaining and confirming new and reliable knowledge”. It is also a systematic and orderly (following a series of steps). The purpose is new knowledge, which must be reliable. As stated by Baxter and Babbie (2003), research is the systematic effort to secure answers to questions. Research questions deal with issues requiring data and information. This article gives an outline of research methods that were followed in the study. It provides information on the participants, that is, the criteria for inclusion in the study, who the participants were and how they were sampled. The researcher describes the research design that was chosen for the purpose of this study and the reasons for this choice. The instrument that was used for data collection is also described and the procedures that were followed to carry out this study are included. The researcher also discusses the methods used to analyse the data. Lastly, this paper will help researcher to explain how to choose the proper method and will guide researchers to write their methodology in academically.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Ridzuan, Abdul Raufraufsan@yahoo.com
Ridzuan, Abdul RahimUNSPECIFIED
Ridzuan, MardhiyahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Study and teaching. Research
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research > Methodology
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Journal or Publication Title: e-Journal of Media and Society (e-JOMS)
Journal: UiTM Journal > e-Journal of Media and Society
ISSN: 2682-9193
Volume: 1
Official URL: http://www.ejoms.com
Item ID: 29247
Uncontrolled Keywords: Research method; Systematic approach; Communication research
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29247

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