DESCRIPTIVE METHODSIt describes what is.It involves the description, recording, analysis, and interpretation of the present manner, composition, or processes of phenomena.The focus is on prevailing conditions, or how a person, group or thing behaves or functions in the present.
1. NATURALISITC OBSERVATIONThe technique of observing behaviors as they occur spontaneously in natural setting.2. CASE STUDYA descriptive record of experiences, behavior, or both, kept by an outside observer. It is used to provide an in-depth description of the characteristics of the respondents involved in the study.3. PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDYA method which uses lived experiences as facts on which to base its findings, they use primary or immediate experience.DESCRIPTIVE METHODS
4. SURVEYA useful way of obtaining data about people’s opinions, attitudes, preferences, and experiences that are hard to observe directly; data may be obtained using questionnaires or interviews.