UGC NET PAPER 1 June Shift (Pack of 3) - UGC NET PAPER 1 24th June 2019 Morning Shift

6. The research design is specifically related to which of the following features in research?
(i) Sample selection
(ii) Formulation of a plan
(iii) Deciding about the tool for data collection
(iv) Hypothesis making
(v) Choice of a field of inquiry
Select your answer from the options given below.

  • Option : B
  • Explanation : Research design is a broad and comprehensive action plan or strategy formulated by researcher for obtaining the answers of research question. The research design explains the type of research (experimental, survey, correlational, semi-experimental, review) and also its sub-type (experimental design, research problem, descriptive case-study). The main sections of research design are: sample selection, formulation of research plan, tool selection, data collection and data analysis.
    So, A, B, C are its features.
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7. In which of the following research studies interpretation and meaning get more attention than
formulation of generalisations?
(i) Historical studies
(ii) Survey studies
(iii) Philosophical studies
(iv) Ethnographic studies
(v) Hypothetico-deductive studies
(vi) Ex-post facto studies
Choose your answer from the options given below:

  • Option : D
  • Explanation : Historical, philosophical and ethnographic studies are types of qualitative research. Quantitative studies use numerical data to help generate theories that can be generalizable to an entire population of data. Qualitative studies use different methods to tell a detailed story about a theory or phenomenon by providing a thick, rich description that recreates an event, shares a story, or describes a culture or setting for interpretation and meaning.
    Historical studies: Requiring systematic collection and evaluation of data to describe, explain, and understand actions or events that occurred sometime in the past.
    Philosophical studies: Using reflective procedures and such things as ideas and ideals, meanings, lived experience, values, logical relationships, and reasons to shed light on education practices, counselling practices, recreation, exercise, etc.
    Ethnographic studies: Involving researchers to completely immerse themselves in the lives, culture, or situation they are studying.
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8. To organize discussion method in teaching effectively, which of the following conditions should be
(a) Topic be easy
(b) Topic be declared in advance
(c) Topic of common interest
(d) Availability of more than one teacher
(e) Language facility of participants
Select appropriate answer from the options given below:

  • Option : A
  • Explanation : The topic need not be easy but must be declared in advance to frame a groundwork and build familiarity with it. The topic must be of common interest to ensure optimal participation and minimise distraction. Students' natural ability in the language/ medium of discussion facilitates the desired outcomes.
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9. From the list of the effective teaching behaviours, identify those which are called key behaviours.
(i) Direct, audible and oral delivery to all students.
(ii) Encouraging students to elaborate on an answer.
(iii) Warm and nurturing relationship with learners.
(iv) Varying modes of presentation.
(v) Preventing misbehaviour with a minimum of class disruption.
(vi) Organising what is to come and summarising what has gone before.
Select your answer from the options given below:

  • Option : A
  • Explanation : The key behaviours of a teacher are: lesson clarity (direct audible oral delivery), instructional variety (varying modes of presentation), task orientation (maximizing time spent teaching), engagement in the learning process (preventing students' misbehaviour and minimising class disruption), and student success rate (60- 70% of students' time spent on tasks involving complete understanding of lesson).
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