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Methods of Research: Simple, Short, And Straightforward Way Of Learning Methods Of Research

Methods of Research: Simple, Short, And Straightforward Way Of Learning Methods Of Research

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Methods of Research: Simple, Short, And Straightforward Way Of Learning Methods Of Research

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May 25, 2020
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9781370106837
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This book is intended for beginners in research. This book uses Simple words, Short sentences and Straightforward paragraphs. The triple S and the simplest way of learning methods of research. Research in general refers to a search for knowledge. The topics covered in this book includes a brief introduction to research, research approaches, research designs, data gathering techniques, sampling, and guides and tips in writing a research paper. This book includes data and information needed by students who are taking the course who will eventually write their research paper. This book is full of examples along with the discussion of each topic. Those familiar with writings about methods of research may notice that many of the important ideas, concepts, and principles found in this book came from many authoritative sources with incorporated original ideas of the author. The author is therefore, expressing his thanks and gratitude to all those authors whose ideas, concepts, and principles have been used to enrich the content of this book. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!

Sortie:
May 25, 2020
ISBN:
9781370106837
Format:
Livre

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Sherwyn Allibang has 10 years experience in the academe as college professor handling business and IT related subjects. Aside from his career as an academe, he is also a freelance software developer catering system development from project management to core programming. With the degree in Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Master in Business Administration, Master in Information Technology, and Doctor in Business Administration, Sherwyn is a solutions-focused, team oriented IT Specialist, with broad-based experience and hands-on skill in the successful implementation of highly effective technical support strategies. A proven ability to successfully analyze an organization's critical support requirements, identifies deficiencies and potential opportunities, and develops innovative solutions for increasing reliability and improving productivity.

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Methods of Research - Sherwyn Allibang

Research Methods: Simple, Short, and Straightforward Way Of Learning Methods of Research

2nd Edition

Copyright 2020

Sherwyn D. Allibang

Edition License Notes

This book is authorized for your own personal use. This book may not be re-sold or offered away to other individuals. Much thanks to you for regarding the diligent work of the author.

Introduction

This book is intended for beginners in research. This book uses Simple words, Short sentences and Straightforward paragraphs. The triple S and simplest way of learning methods of research. Research in general refers to a search for knowledge. The topics covered in this book includes a brief introduction to research, research approaches, research designs, data gathering techniques, sampling, and guides and tips in writing a research paper. This book includes data and information needed by students who are taking the course who will eventually write their research paper. This book is full of examples along with the discussions of each topic. Those familiar with writings about methods of research may notice that many of the important ideas, concepts, and principles found in this book came from many authoritative sources with incorporated original ideas of the author. The author is therefore, expressing his thanks and gratitude to all those authors whose ideas, concepts, and principles have been used to enrich the content of this book. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement

Dedication

Chapter 1 - Overview Of Research

Definition of Research

Objectives of Research

Reasons Why People Conducts Research

Research Approaches

Qualitative

Quantitative

Research Process

Chapter 2 - Research Designs

Descriptive Design

Co-relational Design

Causal-Comparative Design

Developmental Design

Chapter 3 - Data Gathering Techniques

Interview

Observation

Questionnaire

Likert Scale

Thurstone Scale

Guttman Scale

Semantic Differential Scale

Chapter 4 - Sampling Techniques

Types of sampling

Probability sampling

Non-probability sampling

Statistical tools in sampling

Slovin formula

Lynch formula

Chapter 5 - Writing The Parts Of A Research Paper

Chapter 1 - INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study

Statement of the Problem/Objective

Theoretical Framework

Conceptual Framework/Paradigm

Assumption(s)/Hypotheses

Scope and Delimitation

Significance of the Study

Definition of Terms

Chapter 2- REVIEW OF LITERATURE AND STUDIES

Related Literature

Related Studies

Chapter 3- RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Research Design

Sources of Data

Instrumentation and Data Collection

Tools for Data Analysis

Chapter 4- FINDINGS, PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS, AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA

Chapter 5- SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Ending Notes

Disclaimer

About the Author

Acknowledgements

The author wishes to express his heartfelt gratitude to the Almighty God for His grace, wisdom, and guidance and for giving the author the determination to write this book. This book would not have been possible without the support and help of several individuals who in one way or another contributed and extended their valuable assistance in the preparation and completion of this material.

Dedication

The author dedicates this book to the ALMIGHTY GOD.

Chapter 1 - Overview of Research

This chapter presents a brief overview and fundamentals of research.

Definition of Research

Research in general refers to a search for knowledge. Research may be Applied or Basic. The purpose of applied (action) research is to solve an immediate, practical problem, while the basic (Pure) research doesn't necessarily provide results of immediate, practical use. The person who conducts a research is called a researcher.

Let's look at some definition of research from credible authorities.

Merriam-Webster.

Research is a careful study that is done to find and report new knowledge about something. It is the activity of getting information about a subject.

OECD (2002) Frascati Manual.

Research comprises "creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of man, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications.

Martyn Shuttleworth.

In the broadest sense of the word, the definition of research includes any gathering of data, information and facts for the advancement of knowledge.

Creswell.

Research is a process of steps used to collect and analyze information to increase our understanding of a topic or issue. It consists of three steps: Pose a question, collect data to answer the question, and present an answer to the question.

Based from the above mentioned definitions, a research is an activity conducted in order to contribute into the existing body or stock of knowledge. For an instance, a researcher would need to determine which among the two brands of car is better. If the researcher uses Google search engine or other sources to look for answers, and found the answer that Brand A is better than Brand B, the activity conducted is called literature review. However, if the researcher verified the truthfulness of the literature, tested the two brands on the same test conditions, and document the testing made, the findings, and formulated a conclusion,

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