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I am your Communication Studies subject librarian and I am here to help you with your research and citation. Please take a look at this class guide it is filled with valuable, helpful information. The UNT Library website is library.unt.edu and this website contains lots of important information along with your search boxes to find books, journal articles, online books and online articles and more.
Reliability of research
Validity gives confidence in conclusions:
Types of research
Applied Research – directed toward a solution to a problem.
Basic research – to understand the fundamental nature of phenomena.
Altermatt, Bill. “Evaluating Research, Types of Resarch”. 2008. PDF.
Stasis theory is a four-question, pre-writing (invention) process developed in ancient Greece by Aristotle and Hermagoras. Working through the four stasis questions encourages knowledge building that is important for research, writing, and for working in teams. Stasis theory helps writers conduct critical analyses of the issues they are investigating.