Courses Catalogue

Research Report

COURSE CODE: UCC 3000
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  • Identification of Research problem
  • Developing research proposals.
  • Developing Research instruments e.g various types of questionnaires rating scales, checklists, and inventories for collecting data.
  • Data collection from questionnaires and interview schedules writing research Reports which include the following

Chapter One

  • Background to the study
  • Statement of the problem
  • Purpose of the study
  • Objectives of the study
  • Research questions
  • Hypotheses
  • Significance of the study
  • Scope of the study

Chapter Two

  • Literature Review
  • Theoretical background
  • Empirical Review

Chapter Three

  • Methodology
  • Research design
  • Sample size
  • Research instruments
  • Delimitations of the study

Chapter Four

  • Data Presentation, Analysis and Interpretation

Chapter Five

  • Discussion of findings
  • Conclusions and Recommendations

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Practical assignments
  • Field trips
  • Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes