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Author: Lawrence O. GBORE Volume: 2(1) 2019 Page: 1-13
Beginning researchers and keys to valid and reliable research resultsCorresponding Author
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This paper discussed some key essential elements to valid and reliable research results in education and social science disciplines to assist the young and inexperienced researchers, postgraduate and undergraduate students to come out of their obscured dilemma take the right step in the right direction and knowing the appropriate things to do at every step of research procedures. The discussed elements include: research variables, research question/hypothesis, research design, sample and sampling techniques, research instruments, data analysis and testing of hypothesis. The paper suggests that there is need for proper mentoring of the young inexperience researchers and postgraduate students by the experienced researchers through co-authorship of research works and attendance of conferences and seminars.
Corresponding AuthorAll correspondence should be directed to the Editor, Journal of Measurement and Evaluation in Education and Humanities, Department of Guidance and Counselling, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria
KeywordsBeginning Researchers Key Research Elements Valid Reliable Research Results