CHAPTER 2: effect of peer influence in the behavior of a student in school.Document Transcript
MethodologyMethod of study: This part contains the description of the research design and sampling method used.Sources of data: The researchers made use of descriptive method explaining the data gathered.Descriptive method is a research design, which describes the nature of a situation, as it existsat the time of the study and to explore the course phenomena. In gathering data and facts in supporting this research, the researchers used differentreferences such as the internet, books, related articles, and unpublished thesis in theinstructional media center of SMASA. The conduction of the survey also helped in givingmore accurate data.Sampling procedure: The researchers distributed surveys to students from grade 6 to college level for thepurpose of gathering data about the effects of peer influence in the students’ behavior inschool. The researchers distributed 135 survey forms to the said students of differentschools. The stratified random sampling was used for this study because the researchrequires students in this level.Treatment of data: After collecting all the survey forms, the researchers tallied the answers of therespondents. In finding the percentage, the researchers used the formula shown below: P=F/N x 100 The data gathered must be interpreted well to provide information that will supportthe study and that will also lead to an accurate result. The researchers used both tabular andgraphical representation of the data to interpret the results gathered which will provide theinformation needed for this research.