- Focus of the research paper.
- Education in Saudi Arabia
- Education for special needs children in Saudi Arabia
My research paper is on the education program in Saudi Arabia. The research focuses specifically on students with special needs and the type of education thy receive.my null hypothesis is that there are no measures put in place in Saudi Arabia to cater for students with special needs in the education system. The research will focus on the challenges faced by students with special needs in accessing the best quality education in Saudi Arabia. The research will also compare the educational performance of students with special needs to that of students without special needs. This comparison will give a clear picture of whether or not st5udents with special needs have been left behind and whether or not they are having trouble coping with the current education system in Saudi Arabia.
- Who will be studied
- Primary school students
The participants in my study will be students at the primary school level. This is because the primary school level constitutes the majority of the student body in Saudi Arabia. I am therefore more likely to get more accurate analysis and data by studying the primary school level as opposed to the secondary and tertiary levels of education in Saudi araba.my study will involve fifty schools evenly distributed throughout Saudi Arabia. This will introduce an element of diversity in the research and minimize hints of bias. With schools evenly distributed across Saudi Arabia I am more likely to get a clearer picture of the entire country as opposed to choosing schools from one particular region of the country.
- Types of sampling
My sampling is going to be random. Random sampling involves no prior knowledge with the participants.it also includes not using any specific qualification to select the subjects for the study for example skin intonation or height. Random sampling entails meeting random subjects and using them in the study. I choose this method for my study because it minimizes bias and is thus more accurate in its findings. If I was to use any other sampling technique this technique would be based on my personal preferences or emotional disposition. This means that the sampling technique would be bias on account of my personal references.in order to avoid this I prefer using the random sampling technique.
- Methods of data collection to be employed
I intend to collect data for my research using a combination of observation and survey. I choose observation because it will give me an opportunity to observe the research subjects in their natural environment. This means that they will not be influenced or intimidated by my presence as a researcher.in their natural environment the research subjects are in their comfort zone. They are therefore more likely to act naturally than they are under any different circumstances. This will give me the opportunity to collect data as accurately as possible. I choose survey as well because it will give me first hand data. The data i receive on the research will be directly from the source. First hand data and information is more convenient and reliable in terms of accuracy than second hand data. This is because first hand data has not been tampered with by anyone.
- Methods of data analysis.
My data analysis method for this research project will be descriptive. Since my data is first hand I will be in a good position to analyze it in a descriptive way. I will also be in a better position to present my data and research findings.
SPSS will be employed in analysis and compilation of all the data collected. SPSS will also be used to interpret the data and to present sthe data.
Education in Saudi Arabia. (2007). Washington, D.C.: Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission in the United States of America.
Hakim, C. (2009). Research design: strategies and choices in the design of social ressearch. London: Allen & Unwin.