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MBS Research Methodology syllabus

Unit 1: Introduction to Research LH5

Definition and nature of Research, concept, features and process of scientific research, Basic and applied research; Qualitative and quantitative research, features of social science research, Difficulties of applying scientific methods to social science research; Management research-concept, types , methodology, and value of decision making; Ethical issues in management research.

Unit 2: Preliminary Stages of Research LH 5

Literature review – source of literature, phases in the review, format of review presentation; problem definition, Theoretical framework :-theory, prepositions, concepts, constructs, and variables; Deductive and inductive reasoning; Research questions; Hypothesis formulation, types and format of hypothesis, features and criteria of good hypothesis.

Unit 3: Research Design LH 5

Concept; Classification of designs – exploratory, historical, descriptive, case study, development, correlational, causalcomparative, survey, experimental, and quasi experimental research; qualitative research – concept, features, assumptions, and research design; pilot study; sources of error in research design.

Unit 4: Measurement and scaling LH 5

Concept and importance of measurement; Data types – nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio; Attitude measurement – concept and techniques of measurement, construction of attitude scales; different formats of scale construction; Attitude rating and ranking scales; criteria of good measurement; reliability and validity of measurement. Unit 5: Sampling LH 5 Concept, sampling design, Sampling process, types of sampling – Probability and non – probability, sample size, sampling Vs non sampling errors, methods of minimizing such errors.

Unit 6: Data collection LH 8

Classification of primary and secondary data; quantitative data collection; sources and use of secondary data, sources of primary data; questionnaire – contents, design, and administration, pre-testing, research interview – personal and telephone interview, interview problems; principles of interviewing; qualitative data collection – focus group, depth interview, participative method; Observation – participant and non participant; Designing and conducting an observational study; use of internet for data collection methods.

Unit 7: Data Analysis LH 8

Preparing and presenting data – editing, coding, classification and tabulating, summarizing data – tables, graphs and charts; Statistical analysis – descriptive analysis, inferential analysis, parametric and non parametric analysis; Analysis of qualitative data – content, thematic and narrative analysis. Unit 8: Topic Selection and research proposal LH 5 Topic selection – source, factors to be considered for topic selection; purposes of research proposal; Types – solicited and unsolicited; Structuring the research proposal – contents and formats; Proposals for funded research; Criteria

Unit 8: Topic Selection and research proposal LH 5 Topic selection – source, factors to be considered for topic selection; purposes of research proposal; Types – solicited and unsolicited; Structuring the research proposal – contents and formats; Proposals for funded research; Criteria Topic selection – source, factors to be considered for topic selection; purposes of research proposal; Types – solicited and unsolicited; Structuring the research proposal – contents and formats; Proposals for funded research; Criteria of evaluating the research proposal. Unit 9: Research Report LH 5 Presentation of a research report; Types of report; Formats and components of research report – preliminaries, body of the report, supplementary section; styles of report writing; styles and uses of citations and references.

Unit 9: Research Report LH 5 Presentation of a research report; Types of

Presentation of a research report; Types of report; Formats and components of research report – preliminaries, body of the report, supplementary section; styles of report writing; styles and uses of citations and references.

Class Routine

Routine for 2072/73

Practical Class
B Sc First Year Practical (6:00-8:30)

(1-3) GPD+LL

(4-6)  MA+SK

Sarad Kafle (10:10-11:00)
B Sc Second Year (Stat) Practical (9:20-11:50)

(3-6)GPS     (3-6)CP

Statistics II (6-6:50)

(4-6) GPD   (1-3) MA

B Sc Second Year (Applied) Gen Bio  (1-3) LL  Micro+Geo-bio (4-6) LL

8.30-9.20

Phy A+Geo-Phy

(1-3) SK

Phy B (1-3) GPS

11.50-12.40

B Sc Third Year (Stat) Practical

(1-4)JP   (1-4)AP

(9:20-11:50)

Stat III

(1-3) Sudip  (4-6) GD

7.40-8.30

B Sc Third Year (Research) Micro+Geo

(1-3) CP; (4-6) LL

6.50-7.40

Physsical(1-6) AP

General Bio(1-6) SK

8.30-9.20

B Sc Fourth Year (Stat)
6-6.50 6.50-7.40 7.40-8.30 8.30-9.20 9.20-11.50
Sampling & Design

(1-6) AP

Modeling

(1-3) MA

(4-6) GD

Survey techniqu

(4-6) SK(1-3) CA

Demo & OS

(1-6) CP

Practical

(1-4)MA & SK

second year practical exam

O at the rate DVS;2n8X24

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