Stages of research process, Biology

Stages of Research Process:

Planning Stage The planning stage of research process  includes a  series of  interdependent steps consisting of

1)  conceptualizatioq of  the research problem,

(ii) review of literature,

(iii) development of  a conceptual  framework, and

(iv) the  research design.

Although many of these stepsare different in  their purpose they overlap in time  so that several steps are being  carried on at the  same time. For example, "review  of literature" is usually carried out at the  time  of conceptualization of reskarch problem,  development of conceptual framework and also while planning research  design. 

Conceptualization of  research problem may include several activities, such as stating the problem, defining objectives, purposes and terms to be used  in the  study. The  research design further includes steps taken  in  selecting research method  (or approach) and  sample; planning  for data collection, data processing, data analysis and  interpretation. Pilot study tests the feasibility of the design. Therefore, it can be  seen that all the steps of planning stage comes before  any data are collected. 

Implementing Phase:

The implementing phase  involves mainly the collection of data and  analysis of data, through descriptive or inferential statistics, and the interpretation of  the results. In  research the investigator collects the data that are reliable and valid by using various techniques such as questioning, observation or measurement.  If you'have a question that asks:  "how  does one know that the questionnaire will measure what it  intends to measure and that  it measures accurately",  you  are then  asking for validity and reliability. 

Posted Date: 10/27/2012 4:24:47 AM | Location : United States

Related Discussions:- Stages of research process, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Stages of research process, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Stages of research process Discussions

Write discussion on Stages of research process
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Asexual Reproduction Asexual reproduction is also known agamic reproduction because there is no involvement of gametes in it. Asexual methods of reproduction are

Q. To what substance is the acidic flavor of fermented milk due? Some bacteria ferment milk lactose by lactic fermentation producing lactic acid this product is responsible for

STRUCTURE Golgi body consists of :- (1 ) Cisternae These are plate like unbranched structure with dilated ends. One golgi body has 4-8 cisternae. Mono cisternal

Explain the Position of the endospore? Endospore cannot be stained by ordinary methods such as simple staining and gram staining because these dyes do not penetrate the wall of

The vast amount  of genomic  DNA in a eukaryotic  cell is strongly  packaged  in chromosomes  having  within  a specialized  organelle and  the nucleus.  This very vast amount of e

In most cases, the transcription factors in eukaryotes which bind to promoter   or enhancer sequences   are activator   proteins   which induce   transcription.   That proteins gen

how many grams of table sugar would you need to dissolved in water to produce 0.75 liters of a 0:25 molar acqeous solution of table sugar?

T ra n sge n i c animals There are various definitions for the term transgenic animal . The transgenic animal is an animal in which there has been a deliberate modifica

ime day 0 day 1 day 3 day 4 day 5 day 7 count blank 7 10 5 14 9 8 low 45&49 64&70 62&69 75&79 80&82 68&72