Applied Research: An Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods and Report Writing (The Padayon Series)
Applied Research: An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods and Report Writing provides a basic yet intellectually stimulating textbook on qualitative research.
Diana J. Mendoza, PhD and Ma. Lourdes F. Melegrito, PhD Cand.; Project Director: Ronaldo B. Mactal, PhD
Level/s: Senior High
- It accompanies the students in an interesting research journey from the first phase (Identifying the inquiry and stating the problem) until the last phase (Reporting and sharing research findings) of doing research. It prepares the students for their training in qualitative research by setting the foundations on the general rules and practices in scientific research.
- While the textbook guides the students in every phase of the research process, it also introduces them to the principles underlying qualitative research, both on its ontological and epistemological foundations as well as the methodological issues associated with qualitative research.
- In the end, the book does not only equip the students with the knowledge and skills of doing qualitative research, but also to be conversant in debates over the foundations of the social sciences and human sciences.