Sunday, January 26, 2014
ResearchMethods: How is Doing Research Like Being a Detective? (U2-P3) [VID] Sp14
Use the previous posts on theory and research and the video below to answer this question.
How is doing research like being a detective?
Theory: an explanation of how something works based on evidence.
Research: "“Disciplined inquiry...studying something in a planned manner and reporting it so that others can replicate the process” (Frey et al.).
Also note that a researcher does research to test and build theories.
What roles do theory and evidence play in this comparison?
From: The Mentalist
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