What determines the methodology that a researcher uses, and why?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 21, 2018, 5:25 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/health-sciences/qualitative-research-methods/researcher-qualitative-methodology-evaluation-594254
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This is quite a general questions I can give you a general answer only. The methodology that a researcher uses is largely going to depend on what the research question being asked is. The researcher should first develop a hypothesis of what they believe and what is going to be tested. Once the ...
This posting explains, in general terms, how a researcher chooses a specific methodology.