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SUBJECT NAME :
Research in Interior Design
LECTURER NAME :
Ms. Norlina Elias

ASSIGNMENT TITLE:
Dissertation Research of Design Issues

STUDENT NAME: Tan Sheak Ying
STUDENT ID: ID1101014P
CLASS: ID1101 – 1P

RESEARCH TOPIC:
Car Park in Shopping Mall

RESEARCH QUESTION:
How does the design and maintenance affect the traffic in the car park?

WORD COUNT:
5, 302 words

Dissertation submitted to The One Academy of Communication Design On12.April.2013

Acknowledgements
I would like to acknowledge and extend my heartfelt gratitude to the following persons who have helped me so much to make the completion of this research.
First, I want to thank my parents who give me a lot of support mentally and physically. In mental, they give me support and always give advices when I am doing my research. In physical, they also fetch me to the location to find the samples for interviews. I have done nothing without my parents.

Next, I want to thank my lecturer, Miss Lina who gives a lot of knowledge and guide me when I am doing my research. She points the mistaken in my research and guides me to the right track. I do my research according to her guidelines so that I can finish my research in time.

Besides, I also want to thank my friends too. They always give me the idea to do my research. They also help me to correct my language and grammar mistakes in my research. They also as my pilot interviewers in my research so that I can know the questions are suitable or not.

I also want to thank all the participants. They give me the real and helpful opinions and expressions, so my research just can finish completely. They also take their times to answer my question.

Finally, I want to thank God who can make everything possible and let me to do this research in time and safely.

Table Of Contents
Acknowledgements 3 Table of Contents 4
Chapter 1: Introduction 6 Chapter 2: Literature Review 8
2.1 Introduction 8
2.2 Literature 1 8
2.3 Literature 2 9

2.4 Conclusion 9

Chapter 3: Research Method 11
3.1 CASE STUDY 11
3.1.1 Quantitative Research 11
3.1.2 Qualitative Research 11
3.1.2.1 Phenomenology 11
3.1.2.2 Ethnography 12
3.1.2.3 Grounded Theory 12
3.1.2.4 Case Study 12
3.1.3 Conclusion 12
3.2 ETHIC 14
3.2.1 Introduction 14
3.2.2 Types of ethical issues 14
3.2.2.1 Treatment of research 14
3.2.2.2 Informed consent 14
3.2.2.3 Deception 15
3.2.2.4 Freedom 15
3.2.3 Conclusion 15
3.3 SURVEY 17
3.3.1 Interviews 17
3.3.1.1 Introduction 17
3.3.1.2 Types of Interviews 17
3.3.1.2.1 Informal and Conversational 17
3.3.1.2.2 General 18
3.3.1.2.3 Standardized and 18
Open-Ended
3.3.1.2.4 Closed and Fixed-Response 18
3.3.1.2.5 Telephone Interview18
3.3.1.3 Conclusion19
3.3.2 Questionnaires19
3.3.2.1 Introduction 19
3.3.2.2 Advantages 20
3.3.2.3 Disadvantages 21
3.3.3 Conclusion21
3.4 SAMPLING22
3.4.1 Introduction 22
3.4.2 Types of Sampling 22
3.4.2.1 Probability Sampling22
3.4.2.1.1 Introduction22
3.4.2.1.2 Simple Random Sample 22
3.4.2.1.3 Systematic Sample23
3.4.2.1.4 Stratified Sample23
3.4.2.1.5 Cluster Sample23
3.4.2.2 Non-Probability Sampling23
3.4.2.2.1 Introduction23
3.4.2.2.2 Convenience Sample 23
3.4.2.2.3 Judgmental Sample 24
3.4.2.2.4 Snowball Sample 24
3.4.2.2.5 Quota Sample 24
3.4.3 Conclusion 24
CHAPTER 4 – DATA ANALYSIS 25
4.0 Introduction 25
4.1 Question 1: 25...
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