There are a variety of techniques that can be used for gathering data. Some prove to be more successful than others, however.
The first way to gather data is to sample and interview a group of people - either random or a specific group of people that you want information about (ex: the favorite football team of men - you would only interview men). Interviews can be done on paper or face to face. The bad things about interviewing people is that there is no real way to know if ...
Techniques were discussed on how to evaluate research and the advantages and disadvantages of each technique.