Empirical

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  1. Analyze Artifacts

    Enrich your ethnographic interpretation by accounting for community artifacts. Archeology is the study of past civilizations based upon artifacts, physical...

  2. Arrange Access

    Secure access to the community without poisoning the waters. Experts typically agree that the way you are introduced into the...

  3. Conclude Your Work

    Understand and value the subjective nature of ethnographic interpretation. The ethnographic research design involves a number of unique considerations toward...

  4. Create a Survey Instrument

    Learn to write effective survey questions. After defining the population, surveyors need to create an instrument if a proven survey...

  5. Create Effective Ambience

    Learn how to manage the interview successfully. Since the interviewee is kind enough to set some time aside to meet...

  6. Empirical Research

    Learn when and how to conduct field research. Some research question(s) cannot be answered by consulting print or Internet sources....

  7. Ethnography

    Enhance your ability to observe and make reliable judgments about communities Ethnography involves studying a specific culture or community. By...

  8. Getting Started Writing on a Wiki

    M. C. Morgan's wiki is at http://biro.erhetoric.org The Simplest Writing Space Wikis were designed with simplicity in mind: The writing space...

  9. Interviews

    Become an effective listener and interviewer. Interview authorities, conduct slice-of-life stories, and author oral histories. Follow the strategies below to...

  10. Learn About the Culture

    Enhance your interpretive skills by learning about the culture before visiting, perhaps by reading other researchers' ethnographic accounts of the...

  11. Observe Rituals

    Enhance your ethnographic interpretation by identifying and observing customs and rituals that members of the community routinely perform. Unlike artifacts,...

  12. Sample the Population

    Understand the basics of census and random sampling techniques. A critical step in survey research involves sampling the population. Now...

  13. Select Key Informants

    Wisely choose key informants and triangulate the informants' perspectives. When conducting an ethnography, the researcher closely observes the key informants...

  14. Survey

    Develop knowledge that is otherwise unavailable by developing an effective survey. Surveys are a series of questions, which are usually...

  15. Survey Design

    Determine your survey design by creating questions with your purpose and audience in mind. To develop a credible survey, you...

  16. Transmit the Survey

    Learn the techniques to get as many responses as possible to your survey. For the mailed survey there are several...

  17. Types of Interview Questions

    Develop effective interview questions. Ask Open, Closed, Hypothetical, and Mirror Questions The questions you will ask are determined by the...

  18. Types of Interviews

    Understand common interview types. The design of your interview is determined by your goal. Below is an overview of common...