Comparative Survey, Descriptive Research

  Comparative survey research is a type of descriptive survey where it aims to compare the status of two or more variable, institutions, strategies etc. This technique often uses multiple disciplines in one study.This does not only compare different groups but also same group over time.Few points are to be kept in mind before starting the comparative survey. ·        Comparison Points -The research should be very clear regarding the points to be compared. This can also be identified through review of literature and experience of experts. ·        Assumption of Similarities -  One has to be clear about the similarities the two variable hold. If the researcher do not find this there is no point of comparison. Criteria of Comparison - The researcher has to identify the criteria of comparison keeping in mind the fairness and objectivity. Appropriate tools has to be identified for measurement of criterion variables. Comparative survey research is carried on when the researcher cannot

Census Survey, Descriptive Research

   Study Survey, Descriptive Research 

Sigmund Freud's Theory of Socialization

Census survey is a type of  descriptive research  which gathers pertinent information about all the units of population. That is,  we can say all members of population are studied. Probably, population is a well-defined group of persons , institutions, objects, families etc. However, Census Survey in educational research is employed to understand educational problems and make policy decisions.  One of the major advantages of  census survey  is the generalized characteristics of data which helps in making trend analysis  of different events. Also, the data based formed helps in development of strategic planning and policy making of education at both micro-level and macro-level. However, there are few disadvantages. It is very costly and time-consuming. The question arises also on the feasibility of the research, as the data collected are on surface level and the research cannot  inquire on question in depth.

      For eg: Census Survey can be used by a State Education Council to evaluate teachers attitude about using technology in the classroom. By conducting surveys, one can know the comfort of teachers and students regarding the use of technology for teaching and studying respectively. This will help the Council in implementing the full fledgedprogramme , whether it will face an issue or be fruitful.


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