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18 January 2024
When to choose qualitative research and when to choose quantitative research?

In my previous blog, "Qualitative and Quantitative Research: What's What?" I explained the difference between qualitative and quantitative research. In […]

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7 November 2023
Collecting information from existing sources

It is not always necessary to collect all the data yourself. You may also use existing sources. Think of databases […]

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11 September 2023
The Pitfalls of Researching

Doing research can benefit you in many ways. You gain insights with which you can make informed decisions and take […]

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15 August 2023
How to determine an appropriate research method?

Already I have written several blogs about the use of research methods. But how do you choose a suitable research […]

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20 July 2023
Qualitative and quantitative research: what is what?

Each research question requires its own way of researching. For some research questions, the answer is best found by doing […]

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27 March 2023
Get creative with research methods

Be creative when choosing your research methods. There are many ways to collect your data. And you can make all […]

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30 January 2023
Which scales can you use?

Questionnaires often use scales to measure respondents' opinions but also to look at what they did. However, you can also […]

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2 January 2023
What is validity?

The validity of a study explains the extent to which the questions asked measure what they are supposed to measure. […]

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29 November 2022
What should you pay attention to with interview questions?

When you conduct interviews, you can find out a lot. You collect primarily qualitative data. (There are some tricks to collect quantitative data as well.)

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15 November 2022
Research question: How do you formulate the right question?

When conducting a research, it is important to formulate the right research question. In this blog I explain how to do this.

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5 October 2022
Survey: How can you increase the response rate?

Sending out a questionnaire is an excellent method to question many people in the same way. If you can obtain a good response rate

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20 September 2022
Interviewing: What formats are there, and when do you use them?

Many people think of interviewing as the widely used method in which the interviewer asks questions to the interviewee. But there are other ways to interview. In this blog, I'll give you some examples.

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20 April 2020
Representativeness: what is it, and how do you get it?

Suppose you want to research a target group of as many as 10,000 people. Do you have to interview all 10,000 people to get the right results?

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17 April 2019
What is a research method?

From the conversations I have with various people who do research stems some confusion about the term research methods.

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25 August 2017
Collecting information from existing sources

It is not always necessary to collect all the data yourself. You may also use existing sources. Think of databases like SCP or CBS, from which you can buy data

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3 November 2016
Project evaluation checklist

One of our most read blogs is about the questions to ask during a process evaluation. Such an evaluation focuses on the way in which you work and (have) worked together.

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6 November 2015
10 tips for holding a group discussion

There are different things to consider when organizing and conducting a group interview than during an individual interview.

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9 April 2015
How do you formulate the right research question?

If you are going to conduct research, it is essential to formulate the right research question. The purpose of the research and the research question indicates what the setup of the research will contain.

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30 December 2014
Tips for formulating survey questions

A questionnaire is used as a measuring tool to answer your research questions. It is essential that you can use the results of the questionnaire.

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19 November 2013
Data processing tips

Questionnaires can be distributed digitally, but in certain situations, you make it easier for your respondents when they can fill it out on the spot on paper.

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22 July 2013
Different ways of reporting your research results

For many people, when they think of a research report, unfortunately, they still think of a bulky tome that reads like an exciting book (it works slowly towards the conclusion). However, there are other ways of reporting that are becoming more popular.

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31 May 2013
15 tips for a great interview

Individual and group interviews allow you to find out a lot. For example, about the impact of an activity, the course of a program, or the influences of different actors. But how do you get the most out of your interviews?

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Claudia's heart is in research. With her passion, she enjoys enthusing others about research. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience. Claudia works and lives in the Netherlands, where she has been helping students and beginning researchers with research for years. Through blogs, but also with e-books, e-courses, and coaching. The first blogs are now translated into English to help more students and beginning researchers.
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