Courses Catalogue

Research Seminar Series

COURSE CODE: UCC7301
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood, Masters
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 laid on the methodology aspects. The course takes a practical approach.

Course Aim

The general aim 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 the 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 an 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.