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Research Methodologies for the Creative Arts & Humanities: Survey research

Survey research

Definition:

“One of the basic research methodologies in the social sciences ...[it] refers to work based on questionnaires or interviews.  ...vulnerable, however to a range of distortions inherent to the data gathering process.”

See Calhoun, C. J. (2002). Dictionary of the social sciences. New York: Oxford University Press