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Research Paper | Education Management | Philippines | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019
The Paradox of Research: The Learning Engagement of Senior High Students in Magsaysay National High School, A Grounded Theory
Leda M. dela Cruz
Abstract: This study aims to explore how senior high students learning engagements with research and learning difficulties through participation in research subjects. The method of this study will draw on grounded theory, to know what the processes in their learning engagement in research subjects from participants perspective (n= 10), senior high students in Grade 12, who are currently taking the Research project. Data will include semi- structured individual interviews to conduct as reflections. Reflections will indicate research processes including researcher autonomy, collaboration and knowledge. Furthermore, acknowledgement of the linkage between learning engagement processes and difficulties indicated an epistemological change leading them to take a deep approach in learning senior high school research. Recherche Grounded theory: Prior learning experience, values towards interpersonal communication, understanding of research process, social relationships with groupmates and peers, and financial matters. However, encountered difficulties in undertaking group/partner research projects. These will be attributed to their prior learning experiences, differences in valuing towards interpersonal communication, understanding of the process, social relationships with others and more importantly, financial matters. Thus, this study will provide insights into the potential of the process of learning engagement in research subjects. Senior high students will help them to cope in the process, addressed their difficulties in conducting research and addressed how may the financial aspects as perceive problems. This research is exciting because it helps us understand in very tangible ways steps that teachers can take to increase student engagement. And students who are not engaged arent learning.
Keywords: Learning engagement, senior high students, research subjects, difficulties in research
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,
Pages: 175 - 181