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Area of Investigation

This section of the research should give the reader enough information to be able to understand the
background information and the importance of the research problem. It will often include a review of
other people's findings. If well written, this section will explain your motive for undertaking the project
and stimulate the reader.

This should contain the purpose of the software, the feature of the software, and the general
description of the modules to be included. If the software is a game, describe the mechanics of the
game as well.

Reasons for the Choice of Project

Answers the question: Why is this software being created in the first place?

If your research is based on the study of a specific problem, the problem should be clearly stated or
defined. While discussing the reasons for choosing this topic, you may often want to show its
relationship to the present problems. The best researches include a discussion of the relationship of
the problem to the existing theories.

Importance of the Study

Answers the question: Is there a practical need / use for this software product?

It is where the significant contribution of the result of the study is enumerated. Such contribution
may be viewed from the point of the target beneficiaries like the researcher himself, service, provider,
client, society etc. It indicates who are the different groups of beneficiaries, how will each group benefit
from use of the study or software. Summarize the Educational, Technological and Economical
significance of the study.

Target Users and Beneficiaries

Similarities and Differences to the Previous Studies

Programming Language to Use

Introduction

This is a general introduction to what the thesis is all about--it is not just a description of the contents
of each section.

The introduction gives the background of the project and the rationale for conducting the study. A
good introduction should:

a. Tell the background and
b. show the rationale and justification of choosing the subject.
c. Identified the research problem.

This is the first chapter of the thesis. It supplies sufficient background information to allow the
reader to understand and evaluate the results of the present study without needing to refer to previous
publications on the topic. It should contain the nature and scope of the problem investigated, what
served as motivation for the proponent/s to pursue the study, the objective/s and justification of the
study as well as the limitations of the study. The introduction is the proper place to define any
specialized terms and concepts used in thesis.
Review of Related Literatures and Studies

This chapter serves to tie together two things: what others have done on the topic and what the
proponent plans to do. The review of related literature is supposed to lead the reader to the
proponent's research project and justification. This chapter should be organized depending on the field,
nature and quality of literature available.

Related literature should give a brief summary of the written literature and the relationship with the
present study. Related studies are investigations that are usually unpublished materials like
manuscript, thesis and dissertation’s, which were conducted previously, to which the present study has
similarity and relatedness.

Conceptual Framework

Framework is represented through a paradigm in order to show the concepts in a more vivid way. It
is the coverage of the study in terms of parameters of the subject being covered. The whole
component of the objective problems will help identify the framework.

From the review of the related literature and studies and the existing study the proponent may
formulate a theoretical diagram and may serve a basis for the formulation or research hypothesis.

The conceptual framework consists of the investigation's own positions on a problem. The
conceptual is the proponent's new concepts (model/innovations), the central theme of the study, the
focus or the guide for investigation that is related framework.

The conceptual framework presents relationships between the factors and perceptions stand and
direction of the writer in preparation. An explanation of the problem or phenomenon to be studied after
his review of various literature and studies which gives exposure to various concept and theories that
have bearing problem.

Statement of the Problem

The statement of the problem may be in interrogative or declarative form; the number of the specific
questions or problems will give a complete development of the study. It should be formatted first before
conducting the research and developing the software. The focus of the problem will be on the
inadequacy of the current/existing study.

This portion includes the objectives of the study. The problem should start both in general term and
specific term. The general statement of the problem is usually reiteration of the title of the study or
thesis.

The specific problem should be quantifiable and measurable. They should be specifically stated.
Hypothesis

The hypothesis is a tentative conclusion or answer to a specific question raised at the beginning of
the investigation. It is an educated guess about the specific objective and problem.

It is a simple guess about the projected outcome/output to be accepted if found true as per the data
obtained, rejected otherwise.

Significance of the Study
The rationale, timeless and relevance of the study. In this section, the author expresses the value of
the research study. It is where the significant contribution of the result of the study is enumerated.
Such contribution may be viewed from the point of the target beneficiaries like the researcher himself,
service, providers, client, society etc..

It indicate who are the different groups of beneficiaries, how will each group benefit from use of the
study or software?

Educational Significance. The proponent should be able to discuss and explain who are to be
benefited and how they are going to be benefited, possible contribution to knowledge.

Technological Significance. Possible solutions to existing problems or improvement to
unsatisfactory conditions with the computer and its functions as a tool.

Economical Significance. The proponent should be able to discuss and explain who are the
beneficiaries and possible contribution to economic status of the beneficiaries even in broader
implications.

Scope and Limitation

The scope should include the brief statement of the general purpose of the study, the subject matter
and topics studied and discussed, the locale of the study, where the data were gathered or the entity to
which the data belongs, the population that is large enough to generalizations significant, the period of
the study (time either months, years during the data were gathered). It should explain the expected
capabilities of the software according to the needs and purpose of the users.

Definition of Terms

Its primary function is to help the readers in understanding and explaining the proponents’ view of a
particular term.

Terms related to the study and terms used in the study should be included here. It should express
the meaning of the term used in a particular field of the study.