DB413 - RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
|Semester: |March 2012 (20 Mar - 24 June 2012) | |Lecturer: |Ms Racheal Poh | |Office: |School of Business | |Telephone: |604-229 6579 ext 311 | |E-mail: |firstname.lastname@example.org | |Consultation: |By appointment | |Lecture/Tutorial: |Tuesday (9-11am @ Room 214) | | |Thursday (11-12.30pm @Room 300 B) | |Course Objective: | |The main objective of this course is to enable students to understand the process of doing a research study that produces the results | |and introduce them to project selection, literature search, research protocol selection, and publication processes. To illustrate the | |usefulness of the experimental method in analyzing basic behavioral processes, examples are used from such areas such as social | |behavior. | |Required Textbook: | |Neuman, W. L. (2012). Understanding Research. Whitewater: Pearson. | | Assessment: |Coursework: | | | |Attendance | 5 % | | |Participation | 5% | | |Presentation | 5% | | |Group assignment | 15% | | |Final Examination: | 70% | | |Total: |100% |
All assessments and tutorials for this course will be based on the above mentioned textbook. You are advised to have a copy of the above.
| Week |Topics And Other Details |Remarks | |1 |Lecture 1: Why do research? | | |2 |Lecture 2: Planning a study | | |3 |Lecture 3: Becoming an ethical researcher | | |4 |Lecture 4: Sampling...