CHARACTERISTICS OF RESEARCH

CHARACTERISTICS OF RESEARCH

 

  • Empirical – based on observations and experimentation on theories
  • Systematic – follows orderly and sequential procedure.
  • Controlled – all variables except those that are tested/experimented upon are kept constant
  • Employs hypothesis – guides the investigation process
  • Analytical – There is critical analysis of all data used so that there is no error in their interpretation
  • Objective, Unbiased, & Logical – all findings are logically based on empirical
  • Employs quantitative or statistical methods – data are transformed into numerical measures and are treated statistically
  • Original work
  • Done by an expert – the researcher uses valid and carefully designed procedures, valid data gathering
  • Must be patient and unhurried activity – to ensure accuracy
  • Require effort-making capacity
  • Accurate – conducting a careful investigation.
    13. Reliability – having research design & procedures to enable the research to arrive at valid & conclusive results.
    14. Cyclical – having a succession of procedure the cycle that start with a problem and ends with a problem.
    15. Requires courage – calling the researchers will to continue the work in spite of the problem
    16. Patient and unhurried activity – requiring an effort making a capacity.
    17. Hypothetical – giving an intelligent guess before presenting the conclusion.
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