PSY 4603 Research Methods. The Research Process: An 8-Step Model. Research methodology is taught as a supporting subject in several ways in many academic areas and nonacademic areas of psychology at various levels by people committed to a variety of research paradigms.
The Research Process:
An 8-Step Model
(1) the avoidance of bias in the selection of a sample; and
(2) the attainment of maximum precision for a given outlay of resources.
(3) ‘Mixed’ sampling design.
(1) the type of information—descriptive, quantitative, qualitative or attitudinal; and
(2) the way you want to write your dissertation/report.