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RESEARCH DESIGN

IDENTIFYING STRATEGIES OF ENHANCE THE HIGHER


EDUCATION ENROLMENT RATE AMONG THE WARDS
OF PARENTS WORKING IN FIRE WORK FACTORY




By
K.Prakash
M.Phil Scholar in Education



RESEARCH DESIGN
INTRODUCTION
Two observations have to be made at the outset oI any statement on higher
education in India: First, education, in general, and higher education, in particular,
plays a key role in the realization oI India`s extraordinary potential and aspirations
Ior economic and technological development. Secondly, precisely because oI this
potential and its implications Ior individual advancement, there is an extraordinary
demand Ior higher education among India`s young. So education is important Ior
all human beings, the higher education is most needed Ior the Iuture peoples. In
this study the investigator identiIying strategies oI enhance the higher education
enrolment rate among the wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
Need for study
Today`s education has undergone tremendous change in all aspects and at all
levels.
There has been no attempt to study the IdentiIying strategies oI enhance the
higher education enrolment rate among the wards oI parents working in Iire work
Iactory.
Signification of the study
The present study investigate the identiIying the higher education enrolment
rate among the wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory. People seek higher
education to improve their Iuture wants. Higher education helps the people to earn
the higher income and Iuture ideas to improve the business.
The Iindings oI investigation will be useIul in giving suggestions and
strategies to the government regarding to make the higher education to the wards
oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
Scope of the study
The study is restricted to the XII
std
students oI sivakasi taluk higher
secondary schools. The study is restricted to 300 students.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
Title
~Identifying strategies of enhance the Higher education enrolment rate
among the wards of parents working in Fire work factory.
Definitions of key expression
Higher education enrolment rate:The extent oI higher education is generally
measured by enrolment ratio in higher education.
Operational definition of key expression
In this study the expression 'Higher education enrolment rate means is the
wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
Assumptions of the study
May be enrolment rate at higher education among the wards oI parents
working in Iire work Iactory is low.
It is possible to identiIying strategies oI enhance the higher education
enrolment rate among the wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
Hypotheses of the study
There are gender diIIerences in opinion about the higher education
enrolment rate among the wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
Majority oI the students have a positive disposition about the higher
education enrolment rate among the wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
Students oI parents with diIIerent educational status such as not educated
and school have diIIerent opinions towards the higher education enrolment rate
among the wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
Perception is not inIluence in monthly income oI the parents with regard to
the higher education enrolment rate among the wards oI parents working in Iire
work Iactory.
Research Questions
1) oes a student need the higher education?
2) o we need oI higher education?
3) What are the beneIits oI higher education?
4) Will it increase job prospects?
5) What are the strategies improving higher education?
Objectives of the study
To identiIy higher education enrolment rate among the wards oI parents
working in Iire work Iactory.
To Iind out the strategies oI higher education enrolment rate among the
wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
METHODOLOGY OF THE STUDY
Method of the study
In order to realise the expected objectives the survey method is employed in
this present investigation.
Area of the study
Population oI the present study is XII
std
students oI parents working in Iire
work Iactory in sivakasi taluk.
Sample for the study
In the present investigation, a representative sample oI 300 students Irom
sivakasi taluk is selected through random sampling stratiIied.
Variables of the study
The present study has included the Iollowing demographic variable Ior the
analyses.
1. Subject
2. Gender
3. Parent Educational Status
4. Monthly Income oI the Parents

TOOLS OF THE STUDY
The research tool used Ior the present study was a perception scale. It was
developed by the investigator.
Construction of the tool
The investigator reIerred to books, journals and magazines and consulted
experts, teacher educators and experienced teachers Ior constructing the tool.
Description of the tool
The perception scale consists oI 30 items (not conIirm) where the subjects
have to Agree`, or disagree`, there is also an option to cannot say`. Both
positive and negative statements are given Students opinions regarding higher
education enrolment rate among the wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
Administration of the Tool
The perception scale is to be given to each student in person to gather data.
Scoring Key
Every item had three options to select Irom agree, disagree, cannot say.
A response oI agree to a positive statement and disagree to a negative
statement will be given a score oI one. All disagree` responses to positive and
agree` responses to negative items will be given a score oI Zero. Cannot say`
responses will not have any score.




Validation of the tool
Validity:
The perception scale prepared by the investigator has content validity. With
the help oI the suggestion given by Iour ProIessors items were revised. The Iinal
version oI the Perception Scale consisted oI 30 precise items (not conIirm) which
covered varied perceptions with regard to the higher education enrolment rate
among the wards oI parents working in Iire work Iactory.
Reliability:
The reliability oI the tool was arrived at by test retest` method. The
validated tool was subjected to reliability, in which 20 XII
std
students selected
randomly Irom Iive higher secondary schools in sivakasi taluk were asked to
respond to the items. AIter some days it was administered to the same group oI
XII
std
students and scores analysed.
Data Collection Procedure
The research investigator got permission Irom the school Head masters to
collect data Irom the XI
std
Students.
Statistical Techniques adopted
The data collected were subjected to descriptive and inIerential analysis was
carried out.