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What is Scientific Method

Handbook of Research on Higher Education in the MENA Region: Policy and Practice
A body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge.
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Promotion of Research Culture in Sur University: A Case Approach
A. M. Sakkthivel (Sur University College, Oman) and Ahmad Sharieh (Sur University College, Oman)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6198-1.ch014
The chapter provides a concerted framework in which SUC has achieved its mission on promoting research culture among faculty members and students. The chapter provides the chronological portrayal of a SUC developed effective strategic plan with different components, how it has been successfully executed, and how it has achieved the defined results of promoting research culture. Notwithstanding the explanation about the promotion of research culture, the chapter portrays the development and execution of different research aspects through an Approach, Deployment, Results, and Improvement (ADRI) approach. The chapter also discusses the learning from the case for the readers to imbibe and implement.
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Court-Ordered Success and Wellbeing: Parenting Plan Evaluations and Children's Best Interests
In parent plan evaluations the scientific method involves an open-minded assessment of the data supporting and not supporting all hypotheses material to the issues of the case.
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The Ontology of Randomness
Extrapolating from the past to project to the future.
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Conducting Programmatic Research in Agriculture Teacher Education
A systematic procedure used for the purpose of gaining new knowledge that is recognized by the science community.
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Critical Thinking as a Multifaceted Phenomenon: A Scheme of Interdisciplinary Research Platform
Empirical process of discovery and demonstration necessary for the scientific investigation. It mostly includes the phenomenon observation, hypothesis formulation about the phenomenon investigated, set of experiments that will prove or disprove the determined hypotheses and formulation of conclusions that will confirm, falsify or modify the hypotheses. The scientists use the scientific method for searching the cause–effect relations in nature. They proceed according to the observation — prediction — testing — generalization principle.
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Thinking Outside the Boxes: Communication, Mixed Method, and Convergence
The scientific method, as applied to social sciences, includes a variety of research approaches, tools, and techniques, for collecting and analyzing qualitative or quantitative data. These methods include laboratory experiments, field surveys, case research, ethnographic research, action research, and so forth.
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Bee Pollination
Involves teaching young children how to identify a problem, collect data, and test their hypotheses.
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