SSC 302: Research Method I

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. explain the concept and scope of research methods;
  2. discuss in detail procedures for conducting a research;
  3. enumerate the principles guiding research; and
  4. discuss types of research – experimental non-experimental and quasi-experimental research.
Course Contents

Introduction to Social Science research protocol with particular emphasis on proposal development; literature review (conceptual, empirical and theoretical framework), ethnography of the study area statement of the research problem, sampling procedures and methods of data collection and instruments.