Chapter III RESEARCH METHODOLOGY This chapter presents the research method
This chapter presents the research method, the respondents of the study, sampling technique, the research instrument, validation and reliability of the instrument,scaling and qualification, data gathering procedure and statistical treatment of data.
This study made use of Descriptive-correlational and comparative Methods of research. Descriptive research is a purposive process of data gathering, analyzing, classifying and tabulating data about prevailing conditions, practices, beliefs processes,trends and cause effect relationships and adequate and accurate interpretation about such data with or without and of statistical treatment.
Correlational method describes the link between the different variables and tells that they are somehow related. It explains a mutual relationship between two variables.
Comparative method, on the other hand, provides an explanation about the extent of relationship between two or more variables. It examines the relationships including similarities of differences in the extent of factors affecting the correct usage of Punctuation Marks ability and the level of performance in correct usage of Punctuation Marks of Grade 8 students in Oriental Mindoro Academy.
Respondents of the Study
The respondents of the study were the Ninety Three (85) Grade 8 students.
Based on the correct usage of Punctuation marks results of our Grade 8 students, the students had low performance in spelling. To assess whether their performance improved,they were included as the respondents in the present study. The Ninety three respondents, a factor that is considered in choosing them as respondent. Moreover, the number of students in the grade level was also considered in selecting there level wherein in the population of 108 and above served as the basis of selection.