ERIC Number: ED150330
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Research: Process and Product. Delta Pi Epsilon Service Bulletin No. 1.
This bulletin is designed for the researcher, the doctoral or master's candidate, or teacher interested in and/or conducting research. Content is presented in five chapters. Chapter 1 (The Research Problem) discusses what research is, selecting a topic, defining and stating a problem, and identifying the type of study. Chapter 2 (The Literature Review) covers purposes of a literature review, scope of the literature search, systematizing the search, indexes to the literature, preparing and using a master bibliography, and reading the literature and making notes. Chapter 3 (Data Gathering) discusses planning the data-gathering activities, questionnaires, interviews, observations, task analysis, attitude measurement, Q-Sorts, and the Delphi technique. Chapter 4 (Experimental Research) covers designing experiments, controlling variables, and analyzing experimental data. The last chapter (Writing the Report) discusses introducing the study; need for the study; purpose of the study and statement of the problem; delimitations and limitations; definition of terms; review of related literature; describing the procedures; reporting the findings; discussing the findings; summarizing, concluding, and recommending; compiling supplementary pages; and writing and organizing the report. (EM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Delta Pi Epsilon, St. Peter, Minn.