AS DISCUSSED DURING OUR LAST MEETING, each group has to submit the consolidated and updated version of Chapter 2 in Google Classroom's Classwork's link. Please read the instructions carefully. In addition, you start writing-up your Chapter 1: Introduction.
There will be additional information or instruction on this regard particularly, on how to include the "Rationale" in the Background/Introduction section of Chapter 1. Please bear in mind that, there is a need to discuss the current/existing problem/issue that your research proposal needs to solve or address. What is/are the main reason(s) why you propose to conduct the study?
REMINDER: Follow carefully the Guidebook in preparation of your proposal. Submit the revised updated version of your consolidated Chapter 2 on or before 10 November 2019. There will be one-on-one meeting with each group to discuss the submitted report.
THE SUBMISSION OF ASSIGNMENT #1 is set on 7 November (Thursday) while Assignment #2 is on 10 November (Sunday) using the Google Classroom through "Classwork" link. Submit either MSWord or Pdf file with proper student name identification (no cover page required). There is a specific section for each assignment to avoid mixed-up of submission.
REMINDER: Visit the website 'update' section on a regular basis, including the Google Classroom link for important announcements and schedule of activities. In addition, several reference materials were already uploaded for your readings in preparation for future classes.
CE/EE 5 RESEARCH: Non-submission of Assignments using Google Classroom website and Final Defense Schedule/Manuscript Submission
NON SUBMISSION OF ASSIGNMENTS using the Google Classroom means INCOMPLETE GRADES! As discussed during the class, every group has to comply with the required submission and these submissions will be monitored and graded.
AGAIN, this is expected that Chapters 1-3 were already revised based on the comments from the Panel and following the Guidebook. In addition, only the hard copies of updated Gantt Charts will be submitted with notification (signature) from the adviser on or before November 8, 2019 to the Planning Office; while its e-file through Google classroom. However, the Revised Chapters 1-3 e-file will also be submitted thru Google classroom. Note that the chart reflects the accomplishments done in the past weeks.
REMINDER: 07 December 2019 - Final Oral Defense; 04 December 2019 - Submission of manuscripts to the Panel and for plagiarism checking.
THERE WILL BE A QUIZ ON 4th November 2019 (Monday). This will cover the topics covered during the orientation of Plagscan held at the Library last 23 October 2019. It is expected that everybody was able to attend the said orientation and signed the attendance sheet. Attendance will be the basis for the additional 5 points to be added to your total quiz score.
REMINDER: Every group (one representative) has to login in the Google classroom website. Non compliance will receive an INCOMPLETE GRADE towards the final assessment.
LISTED BELOW ARE THE STUDENTS WHO GOT the highest scores in the Midterm Examination. Congratulations!
1. GAN, T. (33/36)
2. RUFON, Z. (32/36)
3. CANGSON, S. (32/36)
4. DOMINGUEZ, J. (32/36)
5. GODELUSAO, W. (31/36)
6. MANGA, J. (31/36)
7. ASTURIAS, C. (31/36)
8. FAMERO, C. 31/36)
9. FORCADAS, R. (31/36)
COPIES OF YOUR MANUSCRIPTS WITH COMMENTS are available at the Planning Office. Additional comments towards finalization of your thesis are posted below. Ensure each group has address the comments, suggestions/recommendations for the improvement of your research. If you want clarifications, you can directly approach the members of the panel to get a clearer feedback from them.
It is also expected that you have already started revising the proposal into a thesis format that conform with the Guidebook. In addition, for those who have not submitted their group's GANTT CHART (signed by the adviser) that reflects the progress in the conduct of the research, please submit it, otherwise your group will get an INCOMPLETE mark.
IN PARTICULAR, FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING GROUPS who were advised to change their topics, you are urgently required to submit your alternative proposals to be handed-over to the members of the panel. You have to discuss your proposal directly to them and get their approval - they have to write a note (with signature) that the proposal is APPROVED.
FINALLY, the general comments/suggestions towards finalization of the manuscripts: Follow the guidebook for the necessary pages (Approval sheets, table of contents, list of tables and figures, citation and list of references - reflect the website link where the publications were downloaded and other relevant formatting style of the thesis.
THERE WILL BE NO CLASS this coming Saturday, 12 October 2019, however each student will continue working on Chapter 2. Refer to the previous post, for those students who did not submit the first draft of Chapter 2, please submit your first draft hard copy this Saturday at the main gate guard.
For those who submitted their first draft, comments will be posted thru this website or Google Classroom. Again, please register and submit the e-file of your manuscripts. You can also start writing up your Chapter 1: Introduction.
GRAD EM200 Methods of Research: No class but you have to submit your Chapter 2 at the main gate guard
THERE WILL BE NO CLASS ON SATURDAY (10-5-2019) but for those who did not submit their first draft of Chapter 2: Review of Literature, you have to submit the hard copies at the main gate (guard). You can also submit the e-file thru the Google Classroom (Classwork link) as provided in the previous post. Please submit on time, otherwise you will experience difficulty in meeting the target for the submission of Chapters 1-3 and for the oral presentation in December. Note that you will not be allowed to have the oral presentation if you will not submit the complete manuscripts one week before the scheduled date of the oral presentation which will be announced very soon.
FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SUBMITTED their first drafts last week, please continue searching for additional reference materials particularly journal articles relevant to your topic. It is expected that at the end of October, Chapter 2 is already complete and at least a minimum of 5 journal articles (properly reviewed) and one (1) thesis/dissertation included in the review. A sample for the research proposal is available in the website for your reference, thus the submission of the manuscript is following the prescribed format/lay-out (cover, paging, spacing, list of references). I will try to send my comments thru Google Classroom link over the weekend.
THERE WERE 8 STUDENTS FAILED THE QUIZ (SCORE 14-20). The top highest scorers are as follows:
1. Princess de Jesus (33/34)
2. Wilmar Godelusao (31/34)
3. Angelica Fabregas (31/34)
4. Jhomar Solanoy (31/34)
5. Tiffany Jane Gan (31/34)
6. Charlotte Famero (31/34)
7. Jalben Mabunga (31/34)
8. Jufissa Espinosa (30/34)
9. Vincent Dave Dulce (30/34)
Please do not forget to prepare for the MIDTERM EXAM to be given next week. Coverage of the exam will include all handouts, Exercises of the textbook (Paler-Calmorin & Calmorin), APA Citation and Referencing.
In addition, comply the submission using the Google Classroom as provided in the previous post.