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The Importance of

in our

Daily Lives
At the end of the 1-hour session, the
learners will be able to:

• share research experiences and knowledge

• explain the importance of research in
daily life
• identify the different types of research
Activity 1: Think-Pair-Share
• Think of an experience when you
were very curious about something
and share it to a partner.
Guide Questions:
•What was the concept/thing that
you were curious about?
•How did you ease your curiosity?
Activity 2: What are the
•Give your perception whether
the situations/contexts are
possible or not possible:
Possible or Not Possible?
•Fumes cause eye-
irritation of SMAW
Possible or Not Possible?

•No-bake-cakes are
marketable to
Possible or Not Possible?

•Stress improves and

challenges employees in
their work
Possible or Not Possible?

•Java is the most user-

friendly programming
Possible or Not Possible?

•Castrol GTX engine oil

improves engine performance
compared to Top 1 engine oil
Possible or Not Possible?

•Drunk driving is one of the

main causes of car
Possible or Not Possible?

•Student’s interest is affected

by teacher’s strategy in
Possible or Not Possible?

•Good study habits are

not related to better
Possible or Not Possible?

•Eating chocolates boosts

mental processes
Possible or Not Possible?

•Wi-fi connections in coffee

shops attracts many
How do you prove that the
situations or contexts are
possible or not?
Activity 3: KWL Chart
• Topic: Research in our Daily Lives
• On the first column, list things that you know about research in
our daily lives. On the second column, list things that you want to
know about research in our daily lives. On the third column, list
the things that you have learned (based on your readings) about
research in our daily lives.
What I know What I want to What I learned
about research in know about about research in
our daily lives research in our our daily lives
daily lives
(re-) and (search)
What is Research?
• is a structured enquiry that utilizes
acceptable scientific methodology to
solve problems and create new
knowledge that is generally applicable.
What is Research?
• “truth-seeking activity which contributes to
knowledge, aimed at describing or
explaining the world, conducted by those
with a high level of proficiency or
expertise”.(Coryn, 2007)
As a process…
• entails collection of data, documentation of
critical information; and analysis and
interpretation of the data/information done
using systematic inquiry in accordance with
suitable methodologies set by specific fields and
academic disciplines (Hampshire College).
Four Main Types of
1. Basic Research
• Aims to understand and explain.
• takes form of a theory that explains the
phenomenon under investigation to give its
contribution to knowledge.
• more descriptive in nature, exploring what, why, and
how questions.
2. Applied Research:

• Aims to help people understand the nature of human

problems so that human beings can more effectively
control their environment.
• seeks potential solutions to human and societal problems.
This research is more prescriptive in nature, focusing on
how questions.
3. Evaluation Research (summative and
• studies the processes and outcomes aimed at attempted
• aims to improve human intervention within specific
conditions, such as activities, time, and groups of people;
• aims to judge the effectiveness of a program, policy or

• An evaluation of the Computer Algebra

program in MNHS.
• A review of the Iphone X
• English Only Policy: An evaluation
4. Action Research:

• aims at solving specific problems within a program,

organization, or community.
• design and data collection in action research tend
to be more informal, and the people in the
situation are directly involved in gathering
information and studying themselves (Patton,1990)
• Solving word problems through illustration
• Improving reading skills of students through “An Article
A Day”
• The Effect of the Time of the Day in Student’s Learning
• After School Programs and its Effect to Academic
Why is

important in our daily lives?

•It explains why things
happen in certain ways.
•It predicts what will
• It evaluates what happened in our
lives. It gives you an idea why things
are not turning out the way you
•It helps us solve our
• Research is ….
• Research is a structured enquiry that utilizes
acceptable scientific methodology to solve
problems and create new knowledge that is
generally applicable.
• The major types of research are…
• Basic Research, Applied Research,
Evaluation Research, and Action
• . Research is important because…
• it explain why things happen, predicts
what will happen, and helps us to
solve our problems.
A. Complete the Paragraph

Research is important because

A. Complete the Paragraph

•The types of research are

_____________, __________,
_______________, and