For this assignment you must produce a “report” which demonstrates your understanding of the different sources of information used in research and the variety of research methods used for data collection.
1. Learning Outcome: Understand sources for the collection of information for public services.
1.1 Evaluate the importance of sources of information used by the public services.
1.2 Explain the limitations of uses of data and problems that may arise.
1.3 Appraise the uses of data to aid decision making in the public services.
2. Learning outcome: Understand the usage of research strategies for small scale public service projects:
2.1 evaluate the strategies that are employed in small scale research in the public services.
2.2 explain the ways in which primary sources of information are used in small scale public service projects.
2.3 assess the value of secondary sources of information for small scale public service projects.
Please include a bibliography.