Truancy Problems

Topics: Problem solving, Project management, Problem Pages: 2 (273 words) Published: October 11, 2011
1. Title
TRUANCY AMONG UTM STUDENTS

2. Background information

* A serious disciplinary problem and common among university students. * May result in an ineligibility to graduate or to receive credit for the class attended.

3. Statement of Problem
* The rate of truancy among UTM students is on the rise orvery high * Students are absent from classes due to few reasons but they will be considered absent if reasons given are not valid such as waking up late and no transport. * There are causes and effects.

4. Purpose/objective
* To investigate the seriousness of the problem
* To identify the causes of truancy among UTM students
* To find the effects of truancy to the students
* To recommend solutions to the problems of truancy among UTM students 5. Research Questions
* How serious is the problem of truancy among students?
* Why do students play truant from class?
* What are the effects of truancy to students?
* What can be done to solve the problem?

6. Significance of the study
* Findings will help UTM to minimize the problems
* UTM students will not be absent from classes without valid reasons.

7. Scope
* Truancy problems in UTM
* Respondents are UTM students
8. Methodology for data collection
* Primary data
* Observation
* Questionnaire
* Interview
* Secondary data

9. Work schedule

10. Call to action
Permission to proceed with the research.

Work Schedule (Gantt chart)
ACTIVITIES| Week2| Week3| Week4 & 5| Week6| Week8| Week9| Week12| Week13| Week15| Identifying Topic of Research| | | | | | | | | |
Preparing & Presenting Proposal for Research| | | | | | | | | | Discussing & Designing Research Instruments| | | | | | | | | | Collecting Data through Primary and Secondary Sources| | | | | | | | | | Analyzing Collected Data| | | | | | | | | |

Drafting Report| | | | | |...
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