UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND EXTERNAL STUDIES
SCHOOL OF CONTINUING AND DISTANCE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF EXTRA MURAL STUDIES
MASTER OF ARTS IN PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT –
LDP 601: RESEARCH METHODS
Question: Discuss the various data collection methods, hig
Methods of Research in Social Psychology
Theory- An integrated set of principles that explain and predict observed events
e.g., people learn how to behave by watching others.
Hypothesis- A testable proposition that describes a relationship that exists between events.
The Scientific Method 4
THE REVIEW OF LITERATURE 12
DESIGN STRATEGIES 16
POPULATION & SAMPLING DESIGNS 20
DATA COLLECTION METHODS 25
DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 31
DATA ANALYSIS 35
- Research Methods provides knowl
On completion of this half module, you should be able to:
• Identify appropriate statistical techniques and applications packages.
• Identify and generate the data and information required to achieve stated aims.
• Weigh evidence, maintain and develop an argument, thes
Major Characteristics of Survey Research
* Most surveys possess three basic characteristics: (1) the collection of information (2) from a sample (3) by asking questions, in order to describe some aspects of the population of which the sample is a part.
The Purpose of Survey Research
* The m
Recruitment and selection is very significant and essential parts of Human resource management. It helps the every companies and organizations to achieve their future targets. Because organization’s goodwill, profit and success depends on the proper recruitment and selecting pro
This essay is going to analyse the use of focus groups as a research method in modern day social sciences. The disadvantages and the advantages will be discussed, and furthermore the use of focus groups as a research method against using other research methods will be evaluated. A case study will al
Prepare a report assessing advantages and disadvantages of the business of your choice in building a social networking plan for improving its social presence. This would enable you to recommend methods and approaches to promote products and services while building an excellent communication channel
Assess the Advantages and Disadvantages of Official Statistics
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Comparison of Windows and X Windows on Knoppix Linux Boot disk and Window 2000 Citing Advantages and Disadvantages to Both
27, August 2005
This paper provides an overview of similarities between Windows 2000 and Knoppix Linux Boot disk, as
The world economy has entered an era of total competition. Traditional barriers have begun to fall, new-sophisticated competitors have emerged, and global rivalry increased. There are many examples around the world where the traditional sources of comparative advantage are less valua
Advantages and Disadvantages of Biometrics
Let us now examine the advantages and disadvantages of biometrics in two groups of applications: the commercial positive recognition applications that may work either in the verification or the identification modes, and the government and forensic negati
The growth of the internet has made direct selling easier and faster for both tour operators and tourists. According to Frost (2004) the fascination with new technology has changed the way tourism providers interact and trade with their customers. The primary focus for this essay is to discuss the a
Psychology Research Methods
• The general investigative purpose of a psychology study (why the researcher has decided to conduct an investigation) is called its aim.
• A hypothesis is a precise and testable statement of what the researcher predicts will be the outcome of the study. In
There are numerous different research methods and strategies in use today. This chapter will look at each in some detail, weighing up the pros and cons, while comparing and contrasting them before coming to a conclusion of the most favourable methodology to use in the future.
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Franchising in France 1 Running head: International Trade: Licensing and Franchising The Advantages and Disadvantages of Franchising in France Presented by: Deon E. Boswell Of Team McWorld University of Maryland University College AMBA606 November 4, 2005
R e se a rc h a n d Stat i s t i c s B r a n c h working paper 01/2009
FDI Policy Instruments: Advantages and Disadvantages
UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION
RESEARCH AND STATISTICS BRANCH WORKING PAPER 01/2009
FDI Policy Instruments: Advantages and Disadvantages
What are the advantages and disadvantages of Agile Software Engineering?
One mooted solution to project management issues is Agile Software Engineering. Agile software engineering was devised, in the early 1990's, as a counter to the then-prevalent preference for huge, carefully-planned and exper
Axia College Material
Research Methods Matrix
A psychologist is planning to conduct a study that would examine pathological liars and the quality of their romantic relationships. You have been asked to provide the psychologist with a recommendation for which research method should