Presented To:Dr. A.K. KaliaAssociate ProfessorDept. of EducationM.D.U., Rohtak.SEMINAR ON EDUCATIONALRESEARCH: NATURE, SC...
The word “research” is derived from theFrench word “recherche”, which means“to go about seeking”, “to search after orto i...
Definition of Research According to Redman & Mory, “Systematic effort to gainnew knowledge”. According to Creswell, “Res...
Conclusion from Definitions of Research
EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH The term Educational Research consists of twowords “education” & “research”. Education meansmodifica...
Nature of Educational Research1. It is systematic: It is systematic because it has step by stepprocess starts from problem...
Nature of Educational Research5. It has definiteness: Educational research has definiteness as it isdirected towards a dir...
Nature of Educational Research9. It aids in decision making: As educational researchprovides result on that basis, it help...
 Educational Philosophy Educational Psychology Educational Sociology Economics of Education Educational Management & ...
Types of Educational ResearchOn The Basis of Purpose• Basic Research / Fundamental Research• Applied Research• Action Rese...
Type of Educational ResearchQuantitativeResearchQualitativeResearch
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Seminar on research

  1. 1. Presented To:Dr. A.K. KaliaAssociate ProfessorDept. of EducationM.D.U., Rohtak.SEMINAR ON EDUCATIONALRESEARCH: NATURE, SCOPE &TYPESPresented By:Name: Shikha SharmaCourse: M.Phil.Roll No.: 91Dept. of Education
  2. 2. The word “research” is derived from theFrench word “recherche”, which means“to go about seeking”, “to search after orto investigate”.The term itself being derived from Frenchterm “recerchier” a compound word from“re” + “cerchier”, or “sercher” meaning„search‟.So research is a scientific and systematicsearch for pertinent information on aspecific concept or fact.
  3. 3. Definition of Research According to Redman & Mory, “Systematic effort to gainnew knowledge”. According to Creswell, “Research is a process of stepsused to collect and analyze information to increase ourunderstanding of a topic or issue”. According to John Best, “Research is to be the formal,systematic, intensive process of carrying on the scientificmethod of analysis. It involves a more systematicstructure of investigation, usually resulting in some sortof formal record of procedures and a report of results orconclusion”.
  4. 4. Conclusion from Definitions of Research
  5. 5. EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH The term Educational Research consists of twowords “education” & “research”. Education meansmodification in behavior and research means asystematic inquiry. So, Educational Research is the systematicattempt to gain better understanding ofeducational process, generally with a view toimprove its efficiency. According to Mouly, “educational research issystematic application of scientific method forsolving educational problems”.
  6. 6. Nature of Educational Research1. It is systematic: It is systematic because it has step by stepprocess starts from problem formulation, literature review,hypotheses formulation, research design, data collection,data analysis & ends at Report-writing.2. It is scientific: It is scientific because it contains Rules,Principles, methods, techniques for conducting theresearch.3. It has objectivity: It is carried out on some topic/issue &has an objective to collect information related for thesame.4. It has verifiability: Educational research results can beverified.
  7. 7. Nature of Educational Research5. It has definiteness: Educational research has definiteness as it isdirected towards a direction and on specific topic.6. It is an art & science both: It is an art because it provides theresearcher necessary skill to collect, analyze & presentation. Itis science because it uses various scientific tools for datacollection & data analysis.7. It has wider scope: It is used in almost all areas of educationlike philosophy, psychology, sociology, technology, educationalplanning etc.8. It is a tool for development of new knowledge: educationalresearch act as a tool for the development of new knowledge ormethod or technique with the generalization of results.
  8. 8. Nature of Educational Research9. It aids in decision making: As educational researchprovides result on that basis, it helps educators to adoptnew methods or approaches in educational system.10. It is qualitative & quantitative both: It collectsquantitative data like scores & qualitative data likeattitude, opinionnaire etc.11. It relies on empirical evidences: It relies for the results onthe experiment & observation.
  9. 9.  Educational Philosophy Educational Psychology Educational Sociology Economics of Education Educational Management & Administration Educational Technology Educational Measurement Curriculum Comparative Education Guidance & Counselling
  10. 10. Types of Educational ResearchOn The Basis of Purpose• Basic Research / Fundamental Research• Applied Research• Action Research• Evaluation ResearchOn The Basis of Method• Historical Research• Descriptive Research• Experimental Research• Casual Comparative Research• Correlational Research• Conceptual Research
  11. 11. Type of Educational ResearchQuantitativeResearchQualitativeResearch

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