Syllabus ed sci 198 methods of research


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The course aims to introduce the basic ideas, concepts and principles of research methodology, the problem, methods of research, preparation of research instruments designed to arrive at exact analysis and interpretation of data.

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Syllabus ed sci 198 methods of research

  1. 1. Republic of the Philippines  MINDANAO STATE UNIVERSITY  COLLEGE OF EDUCATION  Bachelor of Secondary Education Department   Tambler, General Santos City  ℡(083) 380‐7774  COURSE SYLLABUS Course Number : EDSCI 198 Course Description : Methods of Research Course Credit : 3units Time Duration : 18 meetings Section : ISED(Math) & JSED() Day/Time : TFR 7:30-9:00, 9:00-10:30 I. COURSE DESCRIPTION The course aims to introduce the basic ideas, concepts and principles of research methodology, the problem, methods of research, preparation of research instruments designed to arrive at exact analysis and interpretation of data. II. COURSE OBJECTIVES: • Show understanding on underlying concepts, principles and basic methods of research • Demonstrate skills in utilizing research process. • Apply research process in constructing thesis proposal • Conduct Group Participatory Action Research and Rapid Rural Appraisal System. • Defend Thesis Proposal to the Panel in examiners. III. COURSE CONTENT Date Focus Specific Task Learning Evidence Materials1. Introduction of 1.1. Definition, Purpose, characteristics, differences, kinds and classification Research of Research, Qualities of Good Research, Qualities of Good Researcher Hindrances of scientific Inquiry, Major needs and problems demand Research, Values of Research to Man, Types of Research, Classification of Research, The variable, Components of Research Process, 1.2. Qualities of Good Research Instrument Validity, Types of validity, reliability, methods in testing the reliability of research instrument, usability, determining factors of usability of research2. The Research The Research Problems, characteristics of a Research Problem, Sources of Research Problem and Students should provide at Problem, The Research Objectives, Objectives Statement of the Problem/Objectives, least 5 latest local and 5 Hypothesis, Theoretical and Conceptual foreign research problems Framework, Assumptions, Significance of and present it to the class ( the Study, Scope and Delimitation of the 2005 to present) Study Present 3 probable Research Problems3. Related 3.1.Importance of Related Literature and Studies Literature and From the Approved 3.2, Purpose and Functions of related Studies studies, research problem, identify 3.3 Characteristics, the Dependent and 3.4. Sources and Where to locate the Independent variables and sources, its sub-components 3.5 Related Legal Bases, Related Literature, Related Studies( Local, Foreign) Gather related data from 3.6. Definition of Terms: Conceptual and different sources basing Operational the approved problem, arrange the data according to themes
  2. 2. 4. Research 4.1.Historical Design: Uses of historical Methods/ research, major steps of historical designs, Identify the Research Research sources of historical research Methods and Construct Designs Research Design: Input=> 4.2.Descriptive Design: Meaning, characteristic, value, importance and Processing => Output advantages, techniques, Types of Descriptive Research : Descriptive- Survey, Descriptive- normative survey, Descriptive-status, Descriptive-analysis, Descriptive classification, descriptive-evaluative, descriptive- comparative, correlational survey, longitudinal survey 4.3. Experimental Design: Meaning, concepts of causation, distinguishing features, experimental designs, experimental plan, Types of Experimental Designs: Single-group design, Two-group design, two-pair group design, parallel group design, counterbalanced or latin square design, complete randomized design, randomized complete block design, correlational Design, Pre-test and Post test design, case study design, Case work, Content Analysis5. Sampling 5.1. Definition, Purpose, Terminologies, Designs Principles, advantages and Describe the sample Disadvantages of Sampling, designs Planning a Sample Survey, 5.2. Determination of Sample Size Apply the sample design fitted to the chosen 5.3. Sampling Design: (A) Scientific problem Sampling: Restricted random sampling, unrestricted random Compute the sample sampling, stratified random sampling, systematic sampling, multistage sampling, cluster sampling (B) Nonscientific sampling: Purposive Sampling, Incidental sampling, Quota sampling6. Collection of 6.1. Classification of Data According to Source, Selecting method of Data Present sample collecting Data, Research Instruments or Tools questionnaires 6.2. The Questionnaire: Definition, Advantages and Disadvantages, Construction of Questionnaire, Conduct interviews using Types of Questions, Guidelines in Formulation, Problems in OD Matrix responses, evidence of misleading questions, the cover letter, evaluating the questionnaire, sample questionnaires 6.3. The Interview: Purpose and uses of interview, advantages and disadvantages, types of classes of interviews, interview as instruments, steps/ pointers, what to avoid in interview7. Data Processing 7.1. Data Processing: Definition 7.2. Data Matrix: Types of matrices Construct data matrix (Univariate matrix, bivariate, multivariate) 7.3. Dummy tables
  3. 3. 8. Statistical 8.1. Univariate Statistical Treatment, Bivariate Statistical Treatment, Treatment Identify statistical tool Multivariate Statistical Treatment 8.2. Frequency Distribution and Graphical Representation 8.3. Descriptive Statistics: Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Variability, Normal Distribution of Standard, Measures of Relative Variability, Measures of Kurtosis, Measures of Skewness 8.4. Inferential Statistics: Correlation, Chi-square, z-test means, t-test, f- test, Kruskal-Wallis One-way Analysis of variance by ranks, Friedman Two-way analysis of variance by ranks9. Data Analysis, 9.1. Data Analysis: Types of Data Analysis (Univariate Analysis, Presentation Parade of Sample Data Bivariate Analysis, Multivariate and Analysis, Normative Analysis, Presentations Interpretation of Status Analysis, Descriptive Data Analysis, Classification Analysis, Analyze the data Evaluative Analysis, Comparative Analysis) 9.2. Presentation of Data: Textual presentation, tabular presentation, Graphical Presentation, Purpose of Graphing, Advantages and Limitations of Graphs, Types of graphs, construction of Individual Graphs 9.3. Group Derive Generalization10. Summary, 10.1. Summary of Findings Formulate Conclusion and 10.2. Conclusion and Some dangers to Conclusions and Recommendations avoid in drawing up conclusions Recommendatio 10.3. Recommendations ns11. Thesis Proposal 11.1. Writing Requirements 11.2. Content and Structure of Thesis Writing (Individual Paper) Proposal: The Problem: Rationale and Background, Review of Related Literature, Methodology, Thesis Writing Proposal Materials and methods, results and discussion, summary, conclusion and recommendations, Schedule of Activities, Bibliography, Curriculum Vitae 11.3. Form and Styles of a Research Paper, Thesis and Dissertations Batch 1 Presentation of Output to panel of examiners Batch 2Presentation of Output to panel of examiners IV. COURSE REQUIREMENTS  1. Individual Reporting 2. Group Presentations of develop or research activities 3. Group Research ( PAR, RRAS, Action Research, Case Study) 4. Proposal Presentation with panel of examiners 5. Sample Statistical Problems and Case Analysis 6. Written Examination 7. Writing reports of tryouts 8. Portfolio Development of Thesis Proposal V. GRADING SCALE 1. Attendance ……………………………………………………………. 5% 2. Written Examination ……………………………………………………………… 20% 3. Individual Output ……………………………………………………………… 75% Required Entries a. Active Participation …………………………………………………………. (Handouts of oral report, Individual Written Report) b. Presentation of Thesis Proposal for Panel of Examiners ……………… (15%)
  4. 4. c. Individual Thesis Proposal ………………………………………………… (35%) i. Research Problem 1. The Problem 2. Statement of the Problem 3. Scope and Delimitation 4. Significance of the Study ii. Review of Related Literature and Studies 1. Background of the study 2. Related Literature 3. Related Studies 4. Definition of Terms iii. Methodology 1. Research Design 2. Research Locale and Sampling 3. Research Methodology iv. Bibliography v. Appendices vi. Curriculum Vitae TOTAL ================ 100% VI. COURSE REFERENCES • Fraenkel, J. and Wallen, N. How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education, 6 Edition, th McGraw Hills Companies, Inc. New York, 2007 • Calmorin, L. and Calmorin,M..Research Methods and Thesis Writing2nd Edition, Rex Bookstore, Inc. Sampaloc, Metro Manila, 2007 • Calmorin, Laurentina . Research and Statistics with Computer. National Book Store, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, 2010 • Calderon, J. and Gonzales, E. Methods of Research and Thesis Writing.National Bookstore, Incorporated, Mandaluyong City, Philippines, 1993Prepared by: Noted by:MARIA THERESA P. PELONES, DM SALOME F. SESTINA Professor Chairman BSED THELMA B. PAGUNSAN Dean