INTODUCTION_TO_RESEARCH

INTODUCTION_TO_RESEARCH - INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH By...

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INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH By Rameeza Aslam Lahore School of Economics
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2 Ø What is research? Ø Why do we do research? Ø How do we do research? Educational Research: Some Basic Questions
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Ø Research means: A search for facts, answers to questions and solutions to the problem It includes not only factual research from a wide variety of sources, but also the writer’s interpretation of that research.
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Why perform Research? Ø finding and understanding raw data and information Ø formulating informed opinions through study of research findings Ø entering the discourse, or conversation, of other writers and scholars in your field Ø learning how others in your field use primary and secondary resources
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PURPOSE The project will nurture your critical thinking abilities
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CRITICAL THINKING Ø Critical thinking means : The process of gathering information and dissecting, analyzing and evaluating it to arrive at your own conclusions.
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Three Tests Ø DEBATABLE other points of view exist Ø PLAUSIBLE supportable by valid evidence Ø CONSEQUENTIAL outcome is significant
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