How to Write the Chapter 3 of a Thesis? The chapter 3 of your thesis (Philippines) will explain the research design. On some institution, chapter 3 is titled with “Method of Research and Procedures” or simply just “Research Methodology”.
The topics below needs to be discussed and explained:
1. Method of Research Used (Research Design)
-You should explain briefly what method of researched was used, whether it was historical, descriptive or experimental.
2. Method of Collecting Data (Data Gathering Procedure)
-The method of collecting data and the development of the instrument will placed here. Explain the ways data are collected.
3. Development of the Research Instrument or Tools (Data Gathering Instrument)
-There are two kinds of tools for gathering data in a research according to (Treece and Treece, p.49). They are “mechanical devices” and “clerical tools”.
-Mechanical tools literally pertains to most of the tools available today such as microscopes, telescopes, thermometers etc,. On some courses, tape recorders, cameras, film etc. may also include.
-Clerical tools on the other hand are used when the researcher studies people and gathers data on the feelings, emotions, attitudes and judgments of the subjects and may include filed records, histories, case studies etc.
4. Sampling Design
5. Statistical Treatment
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