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Historical Background of Survey The world social survey was firstly used by heredities during 300B-C for population study in Egypt. Secondly it was used John Howard for prisons and prisoners in Wales and England. French reformers also undertaken it for the conditions of workers after industrialization …

Introduction Case Study Method of Data Collection The credit of introducing case study method goes to Frederic Leplay, an English philosopher. Herbert Spencer adopted it and Healey was the first who supported this method and studied Juvenile Delinquency. Later on sociologists, Anthropologists, Ethnologists and other researcher …

Non probability sample mehtod does not involve random selection and sampling like probably sampling. So we can say that it is not necessary to respect the population. Unlike probability sampling, it does not depend on rationale of probability theory. With probabilistic technique we can have a …

In probability sampling each element has a probability of being including in sampling. It means that in probability sampling, the selection sample from the universe has an equal chance to all the members. There are four types of Probability Sampling. Simple random sampling Stratified random sampling …

What is Census Method of Data Collection Census method refers to the complete enumeration of a universe. A universe may be a place, a group of people or a specific locality through which we collect the data. Census method is necessary in some cases like population …

Below are some of the important types of hypothesis Simple Hypothesis Complex Hypothesis Empirical Hypothesis Null Hypothesis Alternative Hypothesis Logical Hypothesis Statistical Hypothesis Simple Hypothesis Simple hypothesis is that one in which there exists relationship between two variables one is called independent variable or cause and …

Some of the factors responsible for the importance of hypothesis are discussed as under. To the Point Enquiry Hypothesis makes a research activity to the point and destination, Research without hypothesis is like a sailor in the sea without compass. So, research is to the point …