Thursday, October 1, 2020

Deductive Research

 Deductive Research 

Deductive Research, A deductive approach is concerned with “developing a hypothesis (or hypotheses) based on existing theory, and then designing a research strategy to test the hypothesis” It has been stated that “deductive means reasoning from the particular to the general.

Deductive Research, If a causal relationship or link seems to be implied by a particular theory or case example, it might be true in many cases. Deductive Research, A deductive design might test to see if this relationship or link did obtain on more general circumstances”.

Deductive Research, Deductive approach can be explained by the means of hypotheses, which can be derived from the propositions of the theory. In other words, deductive approach is concerned with deducting conclusions from premises or propositions.

Deductive Research, Deduction begins with an expected pattern “that is tested against observations, whereas induction begins with observations and seeks to find a pattern within them”.

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