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3.Problem Definition: Problem definition or problem statement, as it is often referred to, is a clear,precise, and succinct statement of the question or issue that is to be investigated with the goal of finding an answer orsolution.In our example, problem definition could pertain to finding the reasons for such a mass
5.Hypothesis (es)/ Research Question (s): The formulation of hypothesis (which is
6.Research Design: At
be found. The researcher clearly tells whether he will set up an experiment, or conduct a survey, orfollow some other technique of data collection. He will also tell what tools of data collection willbe used and how the data shall be analyzed7.Data Collection: Once the technique of data collection has been finalized then the next step is theactual data collection in the field.8.Testing the Hypothesis (es) / Answering question (s): Once the data have been collectedthen it has to be processed, analyzed, and hypothesis (es) tested. The same data is to be used to seethe extent to which it is possible to find answers to the research questions. In our example the dataare likely help in identifying the factors for the mass failure of students.9.Report Writing: Report writing is the last step, which is expected to contain information on eachone of the steps that was taken for carrying out this research process. On the basis of the results ofthe study one could diagnose the forces operating in the students' mass failure in our example.

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