Explain what is meant by the term "educational research" and give two examples of the kinds of topics educational researchers might investigate.
Educational research refers to the systematic collection and analysis of data related to the field of education. Research may involve a variety of methods. Research may involve various aspects of education including student learning, teaching methods, teacher training, and classroom dynamics.
Educational researchers generally agree that research should be rigorous and systematic. However, there is less agreement about specific standards, criteria, and research procedures. Educational researchers may draw upon a variety of disciplines. These disciplines include psychology, sociology, anthropology, and philosophy. Methods may be drawn from a range of disciplines. Conclusions drawn from an individual research study may be limited by the characteristics of the participants who were studied and the conditions under which the study was conducted.
Educational research is a process of solving problems related to education. Education is a careful and critical search for knowledge related to education. It is the formal process to correct precious errors, manipulate and control variables, verify and extend theories and generalities and discover new things with an ultimate objective to advance for the welfare of the society.
Two examples of the kinds of topics educational
researchers might investigate.
The role of discipline in education and its impact on the process of learning.
Bullying and unhealthy psychological atmosphere in class. Its impact on the quality of education.