RES 341 Wk 2 DQs - What are some of the differences between...

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What are some of the differences between primary and secondary data? What are some disadvantages of using newspaper articles or magazine articles as secondary sources? Why should you use both primary and secondary data in research? Some differences between primary and secondary data are: Primary Secondary Primary data is first hand data collected from people who were actually around, or participated in the event. Secondary research is the type of research found by someone collecting data and has not come to the conclusion them selves. Primary data is the type of data that is collected by researchers, it is very hands on. This type of data comes from other people who usually are not present at the time of the event. Person using the secondary info needs to rely on the primary source. One needs to analyze and interpret the already existing research Some examples of this are questionnaires, interviews and observations.
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