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Documents Review & Discussion Method Of Conducting Research
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FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION [F.G.D]
This is the research method which involves intensive discussion on particular issues normally done in a small group of people [5-7people]. The teacher guides the discussion and records data from what is discussed by the members. It targets the group to get additional information which is rendered by some talented people for the group on that particular issues. 

ADVANTAGES OF FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION
    It is less expensive of conducting research on low cost
    A researcher become active in the discussion
    Respondent get the skills of writing, speaking and coordinating
    Makes the respondent understand well the topic  
    Allows critical thinking to the respondent
    Makes the research topic to be interesting 

DIS-ADVANTAGES OF FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION
    Members may not be in a good position to contribute on a particular topic
    It is not easily to analyze the data collecting through this method
    It used small sample 
    It is time-consuming method
    Few respondent or discussion may dominate the group especial those who have knowledge 

DOCUMENTARY RESEARCH
It involves collecting data which involves reference to past publications and official documents. The data is obtained from textbook, statistics abstracts, economic survey, census, and journals.
ADVANTAGES OF DOCUMENTARY RESEARCH 
    Data collection is easy because it is based on the extraction of analyzed information
    The method is cheap since the relevant publication are readily available
    Library are source of officially accepted  information


DIS- ADVANTAGES OF DOCUMENTARY RESEARCH
    The author could emphasize prejudicial ideas
    Availability of data most are outdated
    It based on misleading assumption that the existence of establishing of data
    Some secondary data are incomplete 
    Classified of secondary data may not be available to the researcher.
06-12-2017 03:46 PM
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