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Basic Research

Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women and CEC via Swayam

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Research is an essential activity for a contemporary teacher. It is a fact that a modern teacher has to play a variety of roles apart from that of an academic instructor. Research is one of such major activities for them. Therefore, it is necessary for a teacher / researcher to learn and apply principles and techniques of basic research. This course intends to introduce the learner to the principles, techniques and tools of research.
This course develop the learners a conceptual understanding of research, its need and ethical research practices. It explain the methods and techniques of qualitative research to the learner. Facilitate them to apply statistical techniques for analysis of data. And it also helps to know about presenting the data in various forms



Week 1
1. Education Research-I2. Education Research-II3. A) Scientific Methods in Research - Part 1 B) Scientific Methods in Research - Part 2

Week 2
4. Types of Research5. Selection of Problem6. Formulation of Hypothesis
Week 3
7. Conceptualisation in Research8. Educational Research - Tools of Research - 19. Educational Research - Tools of Research - 2
Week 4
10. Action Research in Teaching Learning Environment11. Data Analysis and Coding12. Analysis of data - Content Analysis

Week 5
13. Measures of Central Tendency (Edu)14. Measures of Dispersion (Edu)15. Correlation and Regression (Edu)

Week 6
16. Introduction to Research Design & Descriptive design17. Introduction to Experimental Design18. Experimental design - Types

Week 7
19. Sampling20. Sampling - Types21. Types of Qualitative and Quantitative Data

Week 8
22. Validity and Reliability (Edu)23. Data Classification and Presentation24. Graphic Presentation of Data (Edu)

Taught by

Dr. Premavathy Vijayan



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