Data Collection

  • Yvette C. Latunde


This chapter examines why, and how data is collected, where it comes from, and if it is representative of the population. Qualitative and quantitative data collection approaches vary, and there is a direct relationship between data types and strategies for analysis. Some methods require specific procedures for data collection. This chapter discusses those best practices, the types of data to collect for statistical analysis, and the types of data to collect for categorical and thematic analysis respectively.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yvette C. Latunde
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  1. 1.Teacher EducationAzusa Pacific UniversityAzusaUSA

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