The title should be able to catch the attention of the reader or “eye catching”. It should be concise, descriptive and self-explanatory. It should indicate clearly what the project is about. The title should focus on the topic for investigation and the main variable being studied should be included.
The TITLE is the first thing the reader comes across when surveying the scientific literature. It is an overview of the entire article and maybe the only basis for deciding whether to read the scientific paper or not.
VARIABLES - are the constructs or properties being studied.
DEPENDENT VARIABLE or criterion variable
Is the outcome or objective of the study.
In lay language, it is the result.
INDEPENDENT VARIABLE or variate variable
- Is that property or characteristics that makes the outcome or objective vary or differ.
Samples of independent and dependent variables Problem Independent Variable Dependent Variable The study aims to determine the effect of beer on the growth of orchid. beer Growth of orchids