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Deductive vs inductive logic. Deductive reasoning: characteristic of mathematics; use logic to draw conclusions based on statements accepted as true; the conclusions are proved to be true, provided that the assumptions are true; if the results are deemed incompatible with reality, the fault lies not in the theory but about the assumptions about reality
Seven Steps to a Comprehensive Literature Review
Break down the literature review using this taxonomy of objectives. We can't say it will be easy, bit it might help to clarify things a bit. If you'd like more info, take a look at this free chapter from Seven Steps to a Comprehensive Literature Review. sagepub.co.uk/seven-steps-to-a-comprehensive-literature-review/book238001#preview
Understanding reliability and validity
Understanding reliability and validity. Tricky topics - validity trickier than reliability. At it’s core I believe reliability is about getting the same results given the same conditions and validity is about measuring what you intend to measure. Harder than it sounds.