Introduction to Research Methods

 

Welcome everyone to 2017 Research Methods.

Below will be the class outline for the Trimester 3 (March 15th 2017)

Weeks
Date
Topic
In Class Activity
Assignment Due Date
1
15/03/17
Introduction
Finding a topic
2
22/03/17
Getting started- Motivation to do research
Outline of Chp 1
Assign 1 – Proposal (10%)
3
29/03/17
Literature Review – How to read and reference
Gathering sources. Reading journals and conference papers
Assign 1 due
Assign 2:
Abstract and Chapter 1  (20%)
4
5/04/17
Literature Review – Theoretical Framework
Outline of Lit Review
Comments on Assign 1
5
12/04/17
Overall Research methods –Quantitative/Qualitative/
Demographics/ Survey and Design
Designing Surveys
Assign 2 Due
Assign 3 – Literature Review (25%)
6
19/04/17
Quantitative Research- Experimental Design – Dr. Ulka
Creating Experiments 
 
7
26/04/17
Qualitative Research – Observation and Interviews
Comments on Assign 2
8
03/05/17
Qualitative Research – Content analysis – Dr. Lim Kok Yoong
Doing Content Analysis
Assign 3 Due
Final Assignment – Chapter 3 (30%)
Modified Abstract, Chp 1 and Chp 2 (15%)
9
10/05/17
Population and Sample
Outline of Chapter 3
Comments on Assign 3
10
17/05/17
Analysis
Consultation
11
24/05/17
Discussion and Conclusion
Consultation
12
31/05/17
Review
Submission of Final Assignments

Please let me know if you have any queries by leaving a post below.

Also please note, more information on your class assignment will be given to you next week.

Good luck and enjoy the class!

Prof Ken Neo

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