Some Characteristics of Research

  1. – Research may be based on direct experience or observation by the researcher.  The gathering collection of data relies on practical experience without benefit of the scientific or theory.
  2. – Research may be based on valid procedures and principles.
  3. – Research uses proven analytical procedures in collecting data, whether historical, descriptive, and experimental or any alternative research methods.
  4. – Research shows careful and precise judgment.
  5. – Research is a repeated process.  It starts with a problem and ends with a problem.