Difficulties Encountered by the Student – Researchers and the Effects on Their Research Output

7 Pages Posted: 20 May 2010 Last revised: 26 Jan 2014

Date Written: March 31, 2009

Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the most difficult item student-researchers of Political Science 8 in La Salle University encountered when they conducted their research study during the first semester of the school year 2008-2009. The descriptive survey method was utilized in this study. The researcher – made instruments consisted of open - ended questions administered to the 14 students officially enrolled in subject, Political Science 8. The study showed that the cooperation of respondents outside the academic institution is very crucial problem for student researchers. To some extent, students felt that personal problems like time and stress management disturbed their concentration. 66% of the respondents found it difficult to finish their research.

Keywords: student-researchers, difficulties encountered, effects

Suggested Citation

Bocar, Anna C., Difficulties Encountered by the Student – Researchers and the Effects on Their Research Output (March 31, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1612050 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1612050

Anna C. Bocar (Contact Author)

Gulf College ( email )

Mabaila
Muscat
Oman

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