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Kinds & classification of research


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Kinds & classification of research

  1. 1. Kinds and Classification of Research Presented by: Gerlie Joy D. Gonda Rosalina A. Aspi
  2. 2. There are many kinds of classification of research which are classified according to their distinctive features. Some of the classifications are as follows: 1. According to Purpose 2. According to Goal 3. According to the Levels of Investigation 4. According to the type of Analysis 5. According to Scope 6. According to the Choice of Answers to Problems 7. According to Statistical Content 8. According to Time Element
  3. 3. 1. According to Purpose a. Predictive or Prognostic – it has the purpose to determine the future operation of the variables under investigation with the aim of controlling or redirecting such for the better. b. Directive – it determines what should be done based on the findings. c. Illuminative – it is concerned with the interaction of the components of the variable being investigated.
  4. 4. 2. According to Goal a.Basic or Pure – it is done for the development of theories and principles. It is conducted for intellectual pleasure of learning. b.Applied – the application of pure research. This is testing the efficiency of theories and principles.
  5. 5. 3. According to the Level of Investigation a.Exploratory – the researcher studies the variables pertinent to a specific situation. b.Descriptive – the researcher studies the relationships of the variables. c. Experimental – the researcher studies the effects of the variables on each other.
  6. 6. 4. According to the Types of Analysis a.Analytic Approach – the researcher attempts to identify and isolate the components of the research situation. b.Holistic Approach – this begins with the total situation, focusing attention on the system first and on its internal relationships.
  7. 7. 5. According to Scope Action Research  This involves the application of the steps of the scientific method in the classroom problems.  This type of research is done on a very limited scope to solve a particular problem which is not so big.
  8. 8. 6. According to Choice of Answers to Problems a.Evaluation research – All possible courses of action are specified and identified and the researcher. b.Developmental research – the focus is on finding or developing a more suitable instrument or process than has been available.
  9. 9. 7. According to Statistical Content a.Quantitative or Statistical Research – is one in which inferential statistics are utilized to determine the results of the study. b.Non-quantitative Research– this is research in which the use of the quantity or statistics is practically not utilize.
  10. 10. 8. According to Time Element a.Historical research – describes what was. b.Descriptive research – describes what is. c. Experimental research – describes what will be.