International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications
Title: Optimizing Quantitative Research: Unlocking the Power of Sample Size
Author/s: Ariel B. Mabansag
Dr. Ariel B. Mabansag, after graduating from the University of the Philippines, has
worked abroad as a manager in CP Aquaculture India Private Limited, a Thailand-based company.
Homebound, in 2012, he began a career in the field of education. He was a topnotcher in both the
Licensure Exam for Teachers and in the Civil Service Professional Examination. Then he joined
the Mathematics Department of the College of Education in Samar State University as an Assistant
Professor and as a Program Chairperson for the Bachelor of Secondary Education. He obtained his
degree in Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Education from Negros Oriental State University.
He has undergone Specialization Courses in DATA SCIENCE and QUANTITATIVE
RESEARCH from Johns Hopkins University, University of Colorado Boulder, Emory University
and Duke University and has attended several workshops on using the latest statistical tools for
research like AMOS and WarpPLS software. He has also presented research studies in SEAMEO,
and two other international conferences in 2020 that were hosted by Dong Thap University,
He was a recipient of the Sulo award in 2021 and was named Best Research Presenter in
the iPovCon 2020. His current research endeavor is on detecting heavy metals using macrophytes
from the estuarines of Samar. He is now working on a book on Quantitative Research Designs.