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  • RESEARCH and PROBLEM Asst. Prof. Jerome Angelitud Porto, MAT Institute of Physical Education and Athletics University of Santo Tomas College of Education
  • What is RESEARCH?
    • means searching for a theory, for testing theory, or for solving a problem.
    • is finding answers by asking questions, by looking things up in books, by playing with and manipulative ideas and things, or simply by being mentally engaged in what is going on around us.
    • Experience, authority, inductive and deductive reasoning may also solve problems but their procedures are not considered scientific.
    • Scientific research as “a systematic, controlled, empirical, and critical investigation of hypothetical propositions about the presumed relations among natural phenomena.”-kerlinger (1973)
    What is RESEARCH?
  • Problem exists when:
    • Experiences and observations
    • Vast amount of literature in your own field.
    • Courses that you have taken
    • Journals, books, magazines or abstract
      • When there is an absence of information resulting in a gap in our knowledge.
      • When there is contradictory results
      • When a fact exists and you intend to make your study explain it. (McGuigan, 1978)
    • Theses and dissertations
    • Your professionals and your classmates
  • Characteristics of GOOD Problem:
    • It should be:
    • great interest to you
    • Useful for the concerned people in particular field
    • Novel
    • Lend itself to complex designing
    • Completed in the allotted time desired
    • Not carry ethical or moral impediments
  • Steps you should take as soon as you have chosen your topic
    • Make the topic more specific and definitive
    • Start defining major terms in the title
    • Survey the literature.
  • Title will serves as:
    • It draws, in summary form, the content of the entire investigation
    • It serves as a frame of reference for the whole thesis.
    • It enables the researcher to claim the title as his own
    • It helps other researchers to refer to the work for possible survey of theory
  • Writing the Title of the Investigation
    • The title should be written briefly
    • It should contain three things
      • The variables you will study
      • The relationship among the variables
      • The target population
    • set the maximum of 20 substantive words, function words not included in the counting (Baker and Schutz, 1972)
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