Define and describe types of primary data and how they are obtained. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of primary data.

In order to complete this task, you will need to consider as a first step the factors outlined in the course materials, referring as a start to the lessons on Quantitative Research and Qualitative Research and add relevant academic sources to your answer.
• In response to this question, you need to explain the importance of identifying data sources before the study/survey commences.
• Explain how both primary and secondary data contribute to research.
• Define and describe types of primary data and how they are obtained. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of primary data e.g obtained through surveys, interviews, observation, ethnomethodology, etc.