Session 1 & 2.pdf - 1 Research Methodology and Scientific Writing IT MSc Students FACULTY OF COMPUTING MEKONNEN WAGAW Course Description 2 This

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Research Methodology and Scientific Writing IT MSc Students MEKONNEN WAGAW 1 FACULTY OF COMPUTING
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Course Description This course introduces students to a number of research methods useful for academic and professional investigations of information practices and technologies. The course offers an overview of the different approaches, processes, considerations and challenges involved in research. 2
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Course Objectives Those who successfully complete the course will be able to: Summarize scientific literature ; and understand and apply correct ways of referencing to and citing from scientific literature, Produce a well developed research proposal , Select an appropriate methodology to conduct the research, Understand various tasks required to carry out the research, Find the resources needed to guide them through the research process, and Develop scientific research report . 3
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Course Syllabus Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Research Chapter 2: The Research Process Chapter 3: Literature Review Chapter 4: Research Methodology and Design Science in CS/IT/IS/SE Research Chapter 5: Research Ethics Chapter 6: Research Report, Citation and Referencing Styles 4
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Fundamentals of Research What is research? Scientific research Objective of research Motivations for research Significance of research Research requirements Characteristics of research Types of research Research approach Research methodology, methods and techniques Fundamentals of Research The research Process Literature Review Design Science in CS/IT/IS Research Ethics Research Report, Citation and Referencing Style 5
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The Research Process Selecting a topic Formulation of the research problem Literature review Developing objectives and hypothesis formulation Design of research Execution of the project: Data collection Analysis and Interpretation Reporting Fundamentals of Research The Research Process Literature Review Design Science in CS/IT/IS Research Ethics Research Report, Citation and Referencing Style 6
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Literature Review Importance of literature review for research Role of literature review Reasons for literature review The literature review process Key purposes of literature review Skills for effective reading Questions to raise during literature review The key to a critical literature review Fundamentals of Research The Research Process Literature Review Design Science in CS/IT/IS Research Ethics Research Report, Citation and Referencing Style 7
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…Literature Review Categories of literature sources Literature sources available, Journals, Books, Newspaper, Reports, Conference proceedings, Theses, etc. Planning your search strategy Conducting your search strategy Searching the Internet Where to Start Literature Review, and Literature Review types Fundamentals of Research The Research Process Literature Review Design Science in CS/IT/IS Research Ethics Research Report, Citation and Referencing Style 8
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Design Science in CS/IT/IS Research Problem identification and motivation
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