April 13th, 2009 |
Conceptual and theoretical framework needs to be consistent and related.
- It is a complete presentation of the variables to be observed in the current study.
- It is the ideas defined in a way the researcher wants.
- It is understood in the current research, the operationalization of the variables-concepts, the visible indicators or the variables-concepts, the scheme of measuring the variables.
- It focuses on the specific stipulative and operational definition of concepts and variables with respect to the particular research problem.
April 7th, 2009 |
The basis for conceptualizing the technology of food dehydration process’ inclusion in the high school curriculum and in the vocational course offering is to provide an option window for secondary level students to acquire skills and knowledge aside from the basics taught in the other subjects that can lead to a path to entrepreneurship and income generation. Prior to the revision of the basic secondary curriculum, the focus was preparing students for higher education less in knowledge base which required critical thinking skills rather than occupational learning.
The paradigm illustrates the conceptual framework of the study and how dehydration technology can be incorporated in the school curriculum and proper application.
The incorporation in the secondary curriculum and its proper application with the end recipient of the study to be the school and its stakeholders as such opening a pathway to career and lifelong education.
By: Engr. Mary Rose Florence S. Cobar, Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Thesis title: “Development of a Source Material in Food Dehydration Craft Technology for the Secondary Schools”