SSC 301: Innovation in the Social Sciences

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

  1. enumerate innovative ideas that borders on societal problems;
  2. apply social science knowledge to research on public and private sectors;
  3. design techniques for proposal writing;
  4. appreciate social and human welfare services, and
  5. analyse models for establishing family and community development.
Course Contents

Identifying Innovative ideas in dealing with Societal Problems and Environmental Issues. Establishing and mobilising resources for establishing enterprises through which social science knowledge can be applied to social research for public and private sectors; social and human welfare services such as care for children and the elderly, training consulting services; Proposal writing techniques for grants, Managing grants. Models for establishing Family Social Health Centres, Community Gender Balancing Units, and Community Development Management Units. Social Sciences and innovation in technology and Patenting new ideas.