Courses Catalogue

Research Methods In Music Education

COURSE CODE: MUS2201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  1. Introduction to quantitative research; what it is, why, when and brief on how it is done
  2. Quantitative research designs; True experimental designs: posttest, pre-test, Solomon’s4, Factorial; quasi experimental designs: posttest, pre-test; Non Experimental designs: Correlational, Descriptive: Surveys: Cross sectional and longitudinal: Panel, Cohort and Trend; and Casual Comparative.
  3. The study methodology
  4. Presenting findings, Discussion, conclusion and recommendations

Instructional Methods

  • Lectures, field work, demonstrations, project work and group discussions