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Unformatted text preview: Research Methods Research Methods Syed S. Hossain Institute of Statistical Research and Training University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Syed S. Hossain Institute of Statistical Research and Training University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Research Methods Course Overview Research Is an important element throughout modern society and permeates almost every facet of life. Effective research is necessary for successful policy making of all phases of the life. In today’s information-oriented environment, a manger/administrator cannot succeed without a thorough understanding of the research process. Manger/administrator are periodically confronted with the need for consultant expertise to address critical management problems faced. Many of these tasks involve research projects. Managing or conducting research as a consultant requires an enormous range of skills and activities. As a manger/administrator client or to be a good social researcher, you have to work with a wide range of people, understand the specific methods used to conduct research, understand the subject being studied, to able to solicit the funds to study it, keep the research on track and on schedule as well as speak and write persuasively. This course covers all of the topics in a typical graduate course in social research methods. Syed S. Hossain Institute of Statistical Research and Training University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Research Methods Coverage The course covers the entire research process including: I formulating research questions I writing the research proposal I sampling I measurement (survey, experiments etc.) I research design I data analysis and I writing the research paper. I The course will help learners understand and carry out research projects using modern research methods. Syed S. Hossain Institute of Statistical Research and Training University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Research Methods Objectives: Learning objectives-Upon successful completion the learner will be able to : I 1. Understand the language of research and underlying philosophical issues that drive the research endeavor. I 2. Where research problems come from, the type of questions that can be asked and how to conceptualize and formalize a research question. I 3. How to summarize, analyze and present data to support prompt and effective decisions. I 4. How to sample, measure, design research e.g. different surveys, and estimate relationships and probabilities for decision making. I 5. Make successful research proposals, presentations and write effective research reports. Syed S. Hossain Institute of Statistical Research and Training University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Research Methods Reference I Research Methods Knowledge Base , W. M. Trochin, Cornell University, 2002....
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2011 for the course BUS 302 taught by Professor Dr.syedshahadathossain during the Spring '11 term at BRAC University.

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