Research Methodology

  • Qiaolei Jiang


Chapter  3 provided the background information on Internet addiction in Mainland China and justification for the present research. The objectives of this chapter are to discuss the research methodology and provide a brief of methods and techniques applied in this research. Research is a process of investigating, scrutinizing or studying an issue, and is usually systematically conducted by using a set of established guidelines and procedures according to appropriate scientific methods (McQueen and Knussen 2002). Accordingly, subsequent sections discuss the overall research methodology, research design, data collection methods and the techniques of data analysis.


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  • Qiaolei Jiang
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  1. 1.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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