Research Skills Evaluation

Research skills evaluation is a particular method that evaluates the skills made use of in some specific research project. Various skills that are generally made use of while conducting research works include analytical skills, logical and reasoning skills, verbal and/or written skills, communicative and/or interpersonal skills, etc.

The research work mostly depends on the effective utilization of the required skills and this particular form of evaluation concentrates on the success of such qualities that are required while operation of research-related tasks.

Sample Research Skills Evaluation:

Title of Research Project: Testing of Logical Abilities in High School Students

Research conducted by: National David Institute for Academic Excellence, San Francisco

Time span of research project: December, 2012 – March, 2013

Evaluation conducted by: U.S Center for Student’s Research and Development, New York

Date of performing evaluation: 16th May, 2013

Evaluation approved by: Johanna Roberts, R&D Manager

All members of the Research Skills Evaluation team, employed for the respective project [title stated above], are requested to fill in the following blanks with genuine and relevant details acquired after thorough study of the reports of the research work –

1. What were the basic skills tested?

  • Logical sense and ability of reasoning
  • Identification and recognition qualities
  • Academic excellence
  •  Others ________________________________ [mention other skills tested by the research]

2. What were the particular research skills put to use for the particular project

  • Analytical skills
  • Logical abilities
  • Reasoning traits
  • Ability to identify specific information and important details
  • Others __________________________________ [list the other special skills made use of for the particular research project]

3. How would you rate [as per given standards] the research project in terms of the following attributes?

  • Comprehensiveness [ 0 1 2 3 4 ]
  • Knowledge and information content [ 0 1 2 3 4 ]
  • Presentation of ideas [ 0 1 2 3 4 ]
  • Tools and techniques employed [ 0 1 2 3 4 ]
  • Conclusion reached at [ 0 1 2 3 4 ]
  • [0 – Failed, 1 – Fair, 2 – Satisfactory, 3 – Good, 4 – Excellent]


Category: Research Evaluation

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