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CHEM 187: Foundations of Teaching & Learning Science: Research Process

Resources to locate journals and other information sources for the Chem 187 research paper.

The Research Process

Research is a process...

research process

From the MMW / MCWP guides

Empirical Research?

Empirical research involves direct and indirect experience or observation. There is a research question to be answered, there is a hypothesis, followed by experimentation and the collection of data.

It's often clear from the article's abstract whether or not it was based on empirical research. Among the databases:

  • ERIC has a Document Type (143 Reports - Research) that includes empirical results
  • PsycINFO allows you to limit to empirical studies under Methodology