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Organization of the Study
Educ 200 Methods of Research
By: Lindsey Marie A. Vismanos
Organization of the Study
1.Preliminary Items
2.Body of the Report
3.Terminal Items
Organization of the Study
• Title Page
• Researcher’s declaration
• The certificate of the research supervisor
• Acknowled...
Organization of the Study
• Introduction
• Design of the study
• Results
• Summary
Body of the Report
Organization of the Study
• Theoretical background of the topic –
bird’s eye-view of the problem
• Ease your reader into y...
Organization of the Study
• A thoughtfully written introduction can
provide a blueprint for the entire
research paper
Body...
Organization of the Study
Presentation of the problem or the research
inquiry
• State the problem or express it so that th...
Organization of the Study
Purpose and focus of the current paper
• Present your actual thesis
• Sometimes your purpose sta...
Organization of the Study
Summary or overview of the writer’s position
or arguments
• Briefly leads readers through the
di...
Organization of the Study
Other items to include:
• Definitions of the concepts
• Basic terminology of your field
• Key pa...
Organization of the Study
Methodology
• A complete account of all the steps in your
study
• Presented in logical order
Bod...
Organization of the Study
Include:
• Methods of data collection
• Materials used or designed by yourself, such as
question...
Organization of the Study
• A summary of findings
• Can be technical
 How you present the results of your
research depend...
Organization of the Study
 Quantitative information can be presented
systematically and economically in
tables, charts an...
Organization of the Study
• Discussion
 Now that you know the results, interpret
them
 Should generalize on what you hav...
Organization of the Study
 Comment on your finding’s significance and
potential for future study
 Should be organized so...
Organization of the Study
• Conclusions and Recommendations
 Conclusions unify your research results and
discussion and e...
Organization of the Study
 Conclusions should relate directly to the
ideas in your introduction section and not
present a...
Organization of the Study
• Bibliography
• Appendix
• Copies of data collection instruments
• Technical details on samplin...
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YOU!
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  1. 1. Organization of the Study Educ 200 Methods of Research By: Lindsey Marie A. Vismanos
  2. 2. Organization of the Study 1.Preliminary Items 2.Body of the Report 3.Terminal Items
  3. 3. Organization of the Study • Title Page • Researcher’s declaration • The certificate of the research supervisor • Acknowledgements • Table of Contents • List of tables • List of graphs and charts • Abstract of Synopsis • Dedication page Preliminary Items
  4. 4. Organization of the Study • Introduction • Design of the study • Results • Summary Body of the Report
  5. 5. Organization of the Study • Theoretical background of the topic – bird’s eye-view of the problem • Ease your reader into your study • Written as though you don’t know the results • Introduces your field of study • Narrow focus using specific and important references Body of the Report Introduction
  6. 6. Organization of the Study • A thoughtfully written introduction can provide a blueprint for the entire research paper Body of the Report Introduction
  7. 7. Organization of the Study Presentation of the problem or the research inquiry • State the problem or express it so that the question is implied • Tell why the problem has been a problem, why previous attempts have failed to solve it, or why you think this particular angle to the problem is important • Mention what benefits are to be gained from solving this problem Body of the Report Introduction
  8. 8. Organization of the Study Purpose and focus of the current paper • Present your actual thesis • Sometimes your purpose statement can take the place of your thesis by letting your reader know your intentions Body of the Report Introduction
  9. 9. Organization of the Study Summary or overview of the writer’s position or arguments • Briefly leads readers through the discussion, forecasting the main ideas and giving readers a blueprint of the paper Body of the Report Introduction
  10. 10. Organization of the Study Other items to include: • Definitions of the concepts • Basic terminology of your field • Key papers that led to your study • Models, if any Body of the Report Introduction
  11. 11. Organization of the Study Methodology • A complete account of all the steps in your study • Presented in logical order Body of the Report Design of the Study
  12. 12. Organization of the Study Include: • Methods of data collection • Materials used or designed by yourself, such as questionnaires or interview questions, to generate data or information • Source of data • Sample plane • Data collection techniques • Data processing and analysis plan • An overview of the report • Limitations of the study Body of the Report Design of the Study
  13. 13. Organization of the Study • A summary of findings • Can be technical  How you present the results of your research depends on what kind of research you did, your subject matter, and your reader’s expectations. Body of the Report Results
  14. 14. Organization of the Study  Quantitative information can be presented systematically and economically in tables, charts and graphs. You may include some commentary to explain to your reader what your findings are and how to read them.  Qualitative information, which includes brief descriptions, explanations, or instruments, can also be presented in prose tables. Body of the Report Results
  15. 15. Organization of the Study • Discussion  Now that you know the results, interpret them  Should generalize on what you have learned from your research.  Explain the consequences or meaning of your results and then make your points that support and refer back to the statements you made in your introduction Body of the Report Results
  16. 16. Organization of the Study  Comment on your finding’s significance and potential for future study  Should be organized so that it relates directly to your thesis  Avoid introducing new ideas here or discussing tangential issues not directly related to the exploration and discovery of your thesis Body of the Report Results
  17. 17. Organization of the Study • Conclusions and Recommendations  Conclusions unify your research results and discussion and elaborate on their significance to your thesis  By presenting the logical outcome of your research and thinking, your conclusion answers your research inquiry for you and your readers Body of the Report Summary
  18. 18. Organization of the Study  Conclusions should relate directly to the ideas in your introduction section and not present any new ideas  You may recommend a course of action, make a prediction, propose a solution to a problem, offer a judgment, or speculate on the implications and consequences of your ideas Body of the Report Summary
  19. 19. Organization of the Study • Bibliography • Appendix • Copies of data collection instruments • Technical details on sampling plan • Complex tables • Glossary of new items used in the report Terminal Items
  20. 20. THANK YOU!
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