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Tools and Techniques of Research

Educational research is conducted with the help of suitable tools, which help in collecting data. A variety of tools are available for this purpose. For each and every type of research, certain tools are essential to gutter new facts or to explore new field. The important tools are questionnaire, observation, interviews (both structured and non-structured), attitude scale, rating scale and psychological tests.

A great variety of methods and procedures have been developed to aid in the acquisition of data. These tools are of many kinds and employ distinctive ways of describing and quantifying the data. Each is particularly appropriate for certain sources of data, yielding information of the kind and in the form ...

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