Research Project: Influences of Challenging Financial Situations on

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Research Project: Influences of Challenging Financial Situations on Gauteng University Students’ Subjective Well-being Initials & Surname: TL Nchoe Student Number : 23991828 Module Code : SOCL 312 Lecturer : Dr. Werner Nell Due date : 29 April 2014 Contents Influences Of A Challenging Financial Situation On University Students’ Subjective Well-being 3 1. Research Methodology 4 2. Sampling Strategy 5 3. Data Collection 6 4.Ethics 7 Conclusion 8 Reference List 9 Influences Of A Challenging Financial Situation On Gauteng University Students’ Subjective Well-being Key Variables: • Challenging financial situations. • University students. • Subjective…show more content…
For instance, the students interviewed may have different definitions of subjective well-being and of what a challenging financial situation is. A qualitative methodology will allow the students to answer the questions asked in a manner that best expands on their understanding. As the researcher, I am interested in how the students interviewed respond to the questions asked, as the data analysis would have to be described in depth after concluding all interviews with the students. 2. Sampling Strategy This research assignment is about finding out how challenging financial circumstances of students in university influence their subjective well-being. In order for me to get a hold of university students who would be willing to share how their difficult financial circumstances affect their subjective well-being, research will employ non-probability sampling. In this case, research needs to take place at the university premises. The two randomly chosen universities to conduct the research project are North-West University and University of Johannesburg. Meetings will be set up with the Directors of the two universities in order to inform the directors about the research project, as well as the purpose. With the directors’ consent, I would approach each faculty leader from the three faculties I have the desire to get insight into, which are Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Education. Each faculty, with help from the
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