Mind mapping research methods

Crowe, Michael (2010) Mind mapping research methods. In: Association for Health Professional Education Conference. p. 221. From: Association for Health Professional Education (ANZAME) 2010 Conference, 13-16 July 2010, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

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It is difficult to envisage the breadth research methods, especially for novice researchers. Using a mind-map provides alternative, visual way to present this information. The research methods mind-map explores five distinct areas of research methods in both qualitative and quantitative areas: 1. Research design 2. Sampling techniques 3. Ethics 4. Data collection 5. Data analysis

The mind-map can help the novice researcher see the variety in research methods available. The mind-map allows researchers to explore the most appropriate paths to follow for their research question. The mind-map can be used to help experienced researchers look at new research methods. For those supervising student research projects, the mind-map helps to guide the student through the research process ensuring that they cover the major areas of research for their project. Using a mind-map, research methods can be explained from a reasonably simple beginning and branches can be unfolded to increase complexity as required.

Item ID: 27928
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Keywords: research methods, mind map
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Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2013 01:51
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1608 Sociology > 160807 Sociological Methodology and Research Methods @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society @ 100%
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