EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH II ESCUELA DE CIENCIAS DE LA EDUCACION Mención Inglés Mgs. Alba Vargas Saritama Primer Bimestre ABRIL...
What   is the goal ? Goal
Didactic materials <ul><li>Printed didactic materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book </li></u...
What is Research? What is educational research?
<ul><li>Educational research </li></ul><ul><li>Systematic application of the scientific method </li></ul><ul><li>for addre...
Different types of research Mertler & Charles (2008) classifies Educational Research considering: practicality, method emp...
Key  terms <ul><li>Research article –  presents  some research a person has performed about a particular topic </li></ul>R...
Ethical issues in research in research involving subjects <ul><li>Any research must guarantee human rights. </li></ul><ul>...
HOW TO CONDUCT THE RESEARCH (STUDY)
Data  collection <ul><li>Research tools (instruments )  =  collection   measures </li></ul><ul><li>Survey   Interview </li...
<ul><li>The final stage is to report the results gotten in the study </li></ul><ul><li>The  research  report must be writt...
Formats for research report <ul><li>Title Page </li></ul><ul><li>Preliminary Pages:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certification <...
RESEARCH REPORT <ul><li>A  study </li></ul>Introduction Abstract Title Methodolog y Results Discussion References Annexes ...
<ul><li>The Title </li></ul><ul><li>The title should  reflect content and emphasis of the project in the report (essential...
<ul><li>Example of a study </li></ul><ul><li>Chang. M.Ch., Jui-Chuan. Ch., Yi-Chen. Ch., & Ying-shu. L. (2010).Do They Wan...
<ul><li>Abstract </li></ul><ul><li>Presents a summary of the topic and the major finding of the research. </li></ul><ul><l...
Abstract (Chang. M.Ch., Jui-Chuan. Ch., Yi-Chen. Ch., & Ying-shu. L., 2010)
<ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>The introduction  describes clearly but briefly  the background  of the problem, hi...
The introduction must contain:
<ul><li>Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>The methodology represents the “how” of </li></ul><ul><li>a study (research). </li><...
<ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><li>The results section has  relevant data and findings summarized in  qualitative and quant...
DISCUSSION
Steps to follow in order to write the Literature review of a study: <ul><li>Identify key terms </li></ul><ul><li>Locate di...
Important!!!!! <ul><li>Follow a standard documentation style  when citing sources and writing your  bibliography </li></ul...
<ul><li>Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Is the unfair use of someone else's words or ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>To avoid plagia...
<ul><li>Include all the sources reviewed </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines </...
<ul><li>Include all the sources reviewed </li></ul><ul><li>Order the list of books, journal articles, magazines electronic...
QUESTIONS?????
THANK YOU
 
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Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja
Ciclo Académico Abril Agosto 2011
Carrera: Inglés
Docente: Lic. Alba Bitalina Vargas Saritama

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  1. 1. EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH II ESCUELA DE CIENCIAS DE LA EDUCACION Mención Inglés Mgs. Alba Vargas Saritama Primer Bimestre ABRIL – AGOSTO 2011
  2. 2. What is the goal ? Goal
  3. 3. Didactic materials <ul><li>Printed didactic materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technological didactic materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EVA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>videoconference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>telephone </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is Research? What is educational research?
  5. 5. <ul><li>Educational research </li></ul><ul><li>Systematic application of the scientific method </li></ul><ul><li>for addressing </li></ul><ul><li>Educational issues topics </li></ul><ul><li>problems </li></ul><ul><li>(phenomena) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Different types of research Mertler & Charles (2008) classifies Educational Research considering: practicality, method employed and questions addressed
  7. 7.
  8. 8. Key terms <ul><li>Research article – presents some research a person has performed about a particular topic </li></ul>Research proposal –plan designed in order to investigate a specific topic, phenomenon or issue study - written document that presents findings of research ( research report ) Research Report – piece of academic writing which contains a detailed description of a study. Journal – publish articles which have passed a rigorous editing and review process
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Ethical issues in research in research involving subjects <ul><li>Any research must guarantee human rights. </li></ul><ul><li>Guarantee that participants will not be harm in any way. </li></ul><ul><li>In research the ends do not justify the means </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) </li></ul><ul><li>Code of ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Informed consent </li></ul>
  11. 11.
  12. 12. HOW TO CONDUCT THE RESEARCH (STUDY)
  13. 13. Data collection <ul><li>Research tools (instruments ) = collection measures </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Interview </li></ul><ul><li>Questionnaire Observation forms </li></ul><ul><li>Formal models for language research : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acceptability judgments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elicited imitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magnitude Estimation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Truth- Value judgements and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>other interpretation tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sentence matching </li></ul></ul>Elicitation measures in language research Validity Reliability
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  15. 15. <ul><li>The final stage is to report the results gotten in the study </li></ul><ul><li>The research report must be written based on the standard principles of research and the format set by the institution which sponsors the research </li></ul><ul><li>Each institution and organization adapts its own research report format </li></ul>Third Stage: Report the research
  16. 16. Formats for research report <ul><li>Title Page </li></ul><ul><li>Preliminary Pages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contrato de Cesión de Derechos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authorship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dedication (optional) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acknowledgment (optional) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Abstract </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Literature Review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Description, Analysis, and Interpretation of Results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conclussions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>Annexes </li></ul>REAEARCH REPORT FORMAT (TEXTBOOK) UTPL RESEARCH REPORT FORMAT <ul><ul><li>TITLE PAGE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PRELIMINARY PAGES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ABSTRACT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BODY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Introduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Statement of the topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Statement of general issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. General goal of paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Literature review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>II. Method </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>III. Results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charts, tables, and /or figures accompanied by verbal descriptions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IV. Discussion / conclusion (often two separate sections) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NOTES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REFERENCES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>APPENDIXES </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. RESEARCH REPORT <ul><li>A study </li></ul>Introduction Abstract Title Methodolog y Results Discussion References Annexes Literature Review Analysis and Interpretation of results Conclusions
  18. 18. <ul><li>The Title </li></ul><ul><li>The title should reflect content and emphasis of the project in the report (essential key words) </li></ul><ul><li>Single page </li></ul>Example To illustrate a report of a study I have taken an example from ASIAN EFL JOURNAL: http://www.asian-efl-journal.com/PDF/Volume-12-Issue-4-Cheng.pdf
  19. 19. <ul><li>Example of a study </li></ul><ul><li>Chang. M.Ch., Jui-Chuan. Ch., Yi-Chen. Ch., & Ying-shu. L. (2010).Do They Want the Same Thing?” Learner Perspectives on Two Content- Based Course Designs in the Context of English as a Foreign Language. Asian EFL Journal 12 (4). From http://www.asian-efl-journal.com/PDF/Volume-12-Issue-4-Cheng.pdf </li></ul>Do They Want the Same Thing?” Learner Perspectives on Two Content- Based Course Designs in the Context of English as a Foreign Language
  20. 20. <ul><li>Abstract </li></ul><ul><li>Presents a summary of the topic and the major finding of the research. </li></ul><ul><li>They are usually 100- 150 but in the UTPL format it is one page long. </li></ul><ul><li>It must contain: </li></ul>- The researched topic - The place - Population and sample - Methods and instruments - Major results
  21. 21. Abstract (Chang. M.Ch., Jui-Chuan. Ch., Yi-Chen. Ch., & Ying-shu. L., 2010)
  22. 22. <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>The introduction describes clearly but briefly the background of the problem, highlights the importance of the study and the purpose of the study. </li></ul><ul><li>It must be well-written and be attractive to motivate the reader to continue reading. </li></ul>
  23. 23. The introduction must contain:
  24. 24. <ul><li>Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>The methodology represents the “how” of </li></ul><ul><li>a study (research). </li></ul>History of the research done Place and participants (characteristics) Research design and detailed description of the procedures How the data was tabulated, processed and analyzed Techniques and instruments, materials METHODOLOGY
  25. 25. <ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><li>The results section has relevant data and findings summarized in qualitative and quantitative charts. </li></ul>
  26. 26. DISCUSSION
  27. 27. Steps to follow in order to write the Literature review of a study: <ul><li>Identify key terms </li></ul><ul><li>Locate different literature sources </li></ul><ul><li>Critically evaluate </li></ul><ul><li>Organize the literature </li></ul><ul><li>Write the literature review </li></ul>Literature Review
  28. 28. Important!!!!! <ul><li>Follow a standard documentation style when citing sources and writing your bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Social sciences follow American Psychological Association (APA) standards </li></ul><ul><li>Write the references in alphabetical order </li></ul><ul><li>Use updated bibliography (5 years ) </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Is the unfair use of someone else's words or ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>To avoid plagiarism you must Summarize, use quotations, and paraphrase the information that you take from other authors. That is, you must properly integrate and credit all quotes and paraphrases by citing authors or sources in paragraphs. In addition, you must include a reference list at the end of your written work. </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Include all the sources reviewed </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic sources, etc </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Include all the sources reviewed </li></ul><ul><li>Order the list of books, journal articles, magazines electronic sources, etc in an alphabetical way. </li></ul><ul><li>Use updated bibliography (5 years ) </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful, the information must come from a reliable source. </li></ul>References
  32. 32. QUESTIONS?????
  33. 33. THANK YOU

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