The Research Process

According to the text, the research process follows a set of four steps including: hypothesize, operationalize, measure, and explain.

  1. Locate a study through the Ashford University library and apply it to the research process. For help on finding research article through the library, watch the Searching Techniques: Proquest (Links to an external site.) and Searching Techniques: EBSCOhost (Links to an external site.) videos.
  2. Define whether the study you found is a qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods design study.
  3. Identify the hypotheses or research questions (qualitative studies only include research questions).
  4. Briefly define the independent and dependent variables in measurable terms.