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How do I write a methodology chapter?

How do I write a methodology chapter?

By the end of this chapter you will be able to answer the following:

  • What is the methodology chapter?
  • How do I structure the methodology chapter?
  • What should I do now?

What is the methodology chapter?

As discussed in Chapter 14, there is often confusion between the terms ‘methodology’ and ‘methods’. If you thought that this chapter would seem to be where you discuss the methods you used to collect your data, you would not be wrong. However, you would have only really just touched on part of the number of other considerations you have had to make for your research activities, for example, who you are going to research and where the research will take ...

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