Skip to main content

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

Edith Cowan University acknowledges and respects the Nyoongar people, who are the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand and its programs operate.
In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Nyoongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.