Assessment on Level of Effectiveness of Practical Research 1 in Preparing Grade 11 Humanities and Social Sciences Strand Students for Practical Research II in Bestlink College of the Philippines
Keywords:assessment, effectiveness, practical research
This study will improve the students’ researching skills and learning abilities. These students who are doing research can share the best practices that are important for learners with other researchers. These students become confident in studying, increase their awareness and understanding of their colleagues, and become accountable for their classroom performance and learning, which is one of the most important goals of reflective researching through research. When these students consider their studies and can identify and acknowledge the issues and concerns of their classrooms and their co-students, they become empowered and independent to solve the problems in the school. The researchers used descriptive research to assess the effectiveness of Practical Research 1 in preparing Grade 11 Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS) Strand students. The researchers also administered a survey questionnaire to gather information from the students with a Monday-Wednesday-Friday schedule. A random sampling technique was utilized to select 100 HUMSS Strand respondents in Bestlink College of the Philippines. A total of 75 out of 100Grade 11 students indicated that the level of effectiveness for Practical Research 1 to prepare students for Practical Research II has effects on their academic performance, especially in terms of collaborative works and availability of learning materials because they suffer from this problem. A total of 65 out of 100Grade 11 students indicated that the research is the most important reason that can affect their comprehension. Meanwhile, the advantage was the main problem of other respondents. The researchers found that the level of effectiveness of Practical Research 1 in preparing Grade 11 HUMSS Strand students for Practical Research II is the main problem of students because other students may have a practical result, which affects their academic performance. The researchers suggested that a research seminar about practical research should be conducted to help the students improve their skills about their topics such as the benefits of research on the academic performance of the students.