Researchers are often taught only two types of methods of approach, either quantitative where experimental genre is classified or qualitative often times at the exclusion of other probable combination of methods.
A. Research Design
The basic research method used in this study is a combination of approaches, experimental and participatory, the latter in a way there was a first hand interaction with the beneficiaries of the study prior to the design of the output product with the experimental phase to follow.
The researchers interviewed the Aetas of sitio Mabilog in Bamban, Tarlac as to the agricultural produce as an aid to the study on the design approach. Research data was sourced, collected and collated accordingly before the design of the solar dehydrator for its intended users.