Choices for your data collection instruments
There are many dissertation data collection instruments to consider. Your choice on which one to use should focus on one major factor. Is the tool able to measure the variables in the research questions you have stated in your proposal? This is the most important question to ask. As simple as it sounds, many doctoral students use instruments with bells and whistles that do not focus on their variables! Don’t get seduced by the instrument. Make sure it works for your dissertation research. Here are some of the possibilities.
*All Types of Questionnaires
*Scientific Equipment (Scale, Thermometer)
*Employee Satisfaction Tools
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