Synchronous Online VERY GOOD! This evolution is made possible by RESEARCH. OBJECTIV ES: Recognize the importance of research Identify the technical terms used in research LET’S TRY TO SOLVE THIS CROSSWORD PUZZLE! through a systematic investigation 5. Presents background information, scope, and focus of the research paper WE ARE EXPECTED TO “MIT” THE FOLLOWING IN OUR LEARNING JOURNEY: 01 MEANING 02 IMPORTANC E 03 TERMINOLOGI ES WHAT IS THIS TOPIC RESEARCH? 01 Research is defined as the creation of new knowledge and/or the use of existing knowledge in a new and creative way to generate new concepts, methodologies and understandings. This could include synthesis and analysis of previous research to the extent that it leads to new and creative outcomes Source: https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/r esearch/researchers /preparing_a_grant_application/dest _definition_of_research WHAT IS THIS TOPIC RESEARCH? 02 Research is a careful consideration of study regarding a particular concern or problem using scientific methods. According to the American sociologist Earl Robert Babbie, “Research is a systematic inquiry to describe, explain, predict, and control the observed phenomenon. Research involves inductive and deductive methods.” KEY WORDS KNOWLED GE SYSTEMATIC INQUIR Y CREATIO N METHO D IMPORTANCE OF RESEARCH KNOWLEDGE EXPANSION LATEST INFORMATION COMPETITION SCOPE DISCERNMENT CREDIBILITY NEW IDEAS PROBLEM SOLVING Title/Cover Page Contains the paper's title, the author's name, address, phone number, e-mail, and the day's date. Abstract It describes the essence and the main theme of the paper. It includes the question posed, significance, methodology and main results or findings. Introduction and Statement of the Problem Indicates the research problem and thesis statement/arugument Limitations of the Study Indicates what the researcher intends to do and not to do Appendix This is where the researchers attach a copy of their research instruments such as interviews, transcripts, questionnaires, or surveys. Methodology The approaches, tools and techniques that the researchers use to study a problem. These include laboratory experiments, field experiments, surveys, case studies, focus groups, ethnographic research, action research etc. Literature Review The research process uncovers what other writers have written about your topic. It includes a discussion or review of what is known about the subject and how the knowledge was acquired. Main Body of Paper/Argument This is generally the longest part of the paper. It’s where the author supports the thesis and builds the argument. It also contains the most important citations. Conclusion After spending a great deal of time and energy introducing and arguing the points in the main body of the paper, the conclusion brings everything together and underscores what it all means. A stimulating and informative conclusion leaves the reader informed and well-satisfied. A conclusion that makes sense, when read independently from the rest of the paper, will win praise Bibliography List of cited sources or references Data Information collected through surveys, interviews, or observations. Statistics are produced from data, and data must be processed to be of practical use. Data Analysis The process by which data are organized to better understand patterns of behavior within the target population. Data analysis is an umbrella term that refers to many particular forms of analysis such as content analysis, cost-benefit analysis, network analysis, path analysis, regression analysis, etc. Hypothesis A statement that predicts the relationship between the independent (causal) and dependent (outcome) variables. Qualitative Research A field of social research that is carried out in naturalistic settings and generates data largely through observations and interviews. Compared to quantitative research, which is principally concerned with making inferences from randomly selected samples to a larger population, qualitative research is primarily focused on describing small samples in non-statistical ways Questionnaire A survey document with questions that are used to gather information from individuals to be used in research. Respondent The person who responds to a survey questionnaire and provides information for analysis. Research Question A clear statement in the form of a question of the specific issue that a researcher wishes to answer using data from one or more sources. Sample A group that is selected from a larger group (the population). By studying the sample the researcher tries to draw valid conclusions about the population. Sample Size The number of subjects in a study. Larger samples are preferable to smaller samples, all else being equal. Subject Those who participate in research and from whom data are collected. Thesis Statement After a brief introduction of your topic, you state your point of view on the topic directly and often in one sentence ACTIVITY 1 Write Fact if the statement given speaks of the importance of research and Bluff if it does not. ______Research encourages you to find the most recent information available. In certain fields, especially scientific ones, there’s always new information and discoveries being made. _____Research is used to help raise awareness on certain issues or problems. _____Research opens you up to different opinions and new ideas. _____Research helps you widen your scope. _____Research teaches you better discernment. Doing a lot of research helps you sift through low-quality and high-quality information. Task 2 Complete the missing letters of the words below to form the technical term used in research. Write the formed word in the second column and supply the corresponding meaning of each term in the third column. Copy the table below on your answer sheet and write your answer. TECHNICAL TERM 1. _ p _ e n _ _ x 1. _i b_i o_r a p_y 3. H_ p o t _e s i_ 4. _e t_ o d_ _o g y 5. _u e s_ i o_ n a i r_ FORMED WORD MEANING How important is knowing these terms in research? How vital is research in our everyday life? GRAZIE MILLE! 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