Courses Catalogue

Research Seminar Series

COURSE CODE: UCC7300
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education Management and Administration, M.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

Course Description

Students are guided through the entire research process using a step-by-step approach by the course coordinator. Special emphasis is focused on constructs, concepts, variables, research topics, questions/hypothesis and designs. Other concepts include populations, sample research reports and seminar presentations. The course takes a practical approach.

Course Objective

The objective of this programme is to enable students develop research proposals appropriately for their dissertations.

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Explain research methodology.
  • Discuss how to disseminate their research findings using their common ideas and skills at a research seminar.
  • Critique a research output and contemporary issues with a view of developing and evaluation of a research proposal.
  • Develop a research proposal for their dissertations.
  • Identify and justify appropriate methodology for their dissertations.
  • Meaningfully and constructively critique each other’s’ research proposals.