UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS FACULTY OF ARTS AND LETTERS COURSE SYLLABUS Course TitleResearch MethodsSchool Year 2013 - 2014 Course No.Semester SecondNo. Of Units2 Prerequisite Course FacilitatorErnesto D. Dimaculangan, PhDScheduleMondayOfficeFaculty of Arts and LettersMeeting PlaceRoom 112Contact No.09176292843Consultation PeriodMondayE-mail HYPERLINK email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.orgPlace/TimeFaculty Room 4-5pm COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is designed to support students in developing their research project and to assist them in defining their mode of enquiry. The course has been constructed to guide students through a range of issues and considerations which should inform their general approach to research. It will give students a general introduction to scientific research, its methodologies, its challenges and its organization. This course permits an understanding of the various decisions and steps involved in preparing literature review as well as a critically informed assessment of published research. Also, students will be introduced to a range of research tools, data analysis and will be equipped to plan and organize their research, as well as to communicate their findings. B. COURSE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES Course Objectives On completion of this course, students will be able to Understand the concepts, approaches and procedures underlying the conduct of research. Develop a research problem, select the appropriate tools and construct data collecting instrument Prepare a review of literatures and studies relevant to the topic selected which will be of help in preparing a research proposal. Develop research questions that are based on and build upon a critical appraisal of existing research. Value Objectives Develop integrated and practical knowledge of the different concepts, theories in research. Engage in intensive study and work harmoniously with...
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