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Characteristics ofresearch


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Characteristics of Research
characteristics of the Researcher
Qualities of a Good Researcher
Classification of Research
The Variable and types

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Characteristics ofresearch

  2. 2. Characteristics of Research 1. Empirical – research is based on direct experience or observation by the researcher. 2. Logical – research is based on valid procedures and principles. 3. Cyclical – research starts with a problem and ends with a problem.
  3. 3. Characteristics of Research 4. Analytical – research utilizes proven analytical procedures in gathering data, whether historical, descriptive, experimental, and case study. 5. Critical – research exhibits careful and precise judgment.
  4. 4. Characteristics of Research 6. Methodical – research is conducted in a methodical manner without bias using systematic method and procedures. 7. Replicability – research design and procedures are repeated to enable the researcher to arrive at valid and conclusive results.
  5. 5. Characteristics of the Researcher 1. Intellectual Curiosity – researcher undertakes deep thinking and inquiry of the things, problems, and situations around him. 2. Prudence – researcher is careful to conduct his study at the right time and at the right place wisely, efficiently, and economically.
  6. 6. Characteristics of the Researcher 3. Healthy Criticism – the researcher is always doubtful as to the truthfulness of the results. 4. Intellectual Honesty – researcher is honest to collect or gather the data or facts in order to arrive at honest results.
  7. 7. Characteristics of the Researcher 5. Intellectual creativity – a resourceful investigator always creates new researches.
  8. 8. Qualities of a Good Researcher Research Oriented Efficient Scientific Effective Active Resourceful Creative Honest Economical Religious
  9. 9. Man’s Major Needs and Problems Demand Research It includes: • how to reduce his burden of work; • how to relieve suffering; • how to increase satisfaction in fulfilling his needs, cravings and aspirations.
  10. 10. CLASSIFICATION OF RESEARCH 1. Library Research – this is done in the library where answers to specific questions or problems of the study are available. 2. Field research – research is conducted in a natural setting.
  11. 11. CLASSIFICATION OF RESEARCH 3. Laboratory research – this is conducted in artificial or controlled conditions by isolating the study in a thoroughly specified and equipped area.
  12. 12. The Variable ----- is a parameter that can exist in differing amounts of types.
  13. 13. Types of Variable 1. Independent Variable – this is the stimulus variable which is chosen by the researcher to determine its relationship to an observed phenomenon.
  14. 14. Types of Variable 2. Dependent Variable – this is the response variable which is observed and measured to determine the effect of the independent variable. It changes when independent variable changes.
  15. 15. Types of Variable 3. Control Variable – a variable controlled by the investigator in which the effects can be neutralized by eliminating or removing the variable. 4. Intervening Variable – a variable which interferes with the independent and dependent variables, but its effects can either strengthen or weaken the independent and dependent variables.
  16. 16. Types of Variable 5. Moderator Variable – this is a secondary or special type of independent variable chosen by the researcher to determine if it changes or modifies the relationships between the independent and dependent variables.