s-36 - 2 Spell out the role of values in research 3 Guide...

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Epistemology Quantitiative Research Begins with Theory Theory Empiracle Generalizations Hypothesis Data Qualitative Research Begins with Data Epistemology the study or a theory of the nature and grounds of knowledge especially with reference to its limits and validity Establises philosophical assumptions and standards that help to: 1. Set standards for what constitutes good research and legitimate knowledge
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Spell out the role of values in research 3. Guide ethical research behavior 4. Clarify the ultimate purpose of research Why do we care about epistemology? Four benefits: 1. Better understanding of data-gathering techniques 2. Better comprehension of research studies 3. More informed choice of research methods 4. Develops skills as critical consumers and producers of research...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course CJUS 310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Indiana.

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