Courses Catalogue

Research Methods

COURSE CODE: UCC 7100
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Project Planning and Management, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Required Readings

  • Amin, M. E. (2005). Social science research: Conception, methodology and analysis. Kampala: Makerere University Printery. 
  • Bakkabulindi, F. E. K. (2009a). Academic Writing with special reference to American Psychological Association, APA (5thed.) Paper presented as Chapter Seven of Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods for M. Ed. 
  • Curriculum, Teaching & Media; Semester Two 2008/ 09, Research, Measurement 
  • & Evaluation Unit, E. A. Inst. for Higher Educ. Studies & Dev., School of Educ., 
  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
  • Best, J. W. & Kahn, J. V.(1993). Research in education. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Blaxter, Loraine, Hughes Christina and Tight, Malcolm. (2001). How to Research.
  • Chara, F.N(n.d).  Research Methods in the Social Sciences, (4thed).Edward  Arnold.
  • Charles, C. M. (1995). Introduction to educational research (2nded.) NY: Longman.
  • Enon, J. C. (1998). Educational research, Statistics and measurement (2nded.) Kampala: Department of Distance Education, Institute of Adult & Continuing Education, Makerere University.
  • Gay, L. R. &Airasian, P. (2003). Educational research: Competencies for analysis and application (7thed.) NJ: Merrill/ Prentice-Hall.
  • Ghosh, B. N. Chopra, Parvesh, K. (2003). A Dictionary of Research Methods.
  • Hancock, D. &Algozzine, B. (2006).Doing Case Study Research. NY: Teachers College Press.
  • Hedstrom, P, and Richard, S.(1998). Social Mechanisms: An Analytical Approach to Social Theory. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press. 
  • King, G, Robert, K and Sidney, V.(1994). Designing Social Inquiry: Scientific Inference in Qualitative Research. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 
  • Kothari, C. R. R. Research Methodology: Methods and Techniques. New Delhi, India: New Age International (P) Limited, Publishers, 2004.
  • Lofland, J. & L. (1984). Analyzing Social Settings.Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
  • Lester, J. D.  (1987). Writing Research Paper: A Complete Guide
  • Salkind, N. (2000). Exploring Research. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Singleton, R. & B. Straits.(1999). Approaches to Social Research. NY: Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Sirkin, M. (1995).Statistics for the Social Sciences. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 
  • Yin, R.(2002). Case Study Research: Design and Methods, (3rded). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.