Sunday, November 6, 2016

Research in Social Work - Course Outline for UGC NET Social Work




UNIT-I: SOCIAL RESEARCH
Meaning & Definition
Types of Research
Statement of Problem
Hypothesis- Meaning, Definition and Significance in Social Research
UNIT-II: RESEARCH METHOD
Social Survey
Case Study
Statistical Method
Experimental Method
Historical Method
Participatory Research
UNIT-III: RESEARCH DESIGN & SAMPLING
Types of Research Designs – Exploratory, Descriptive, Diagnostic & Experimental
Meaning of Universe
Meaning of Sample
Sampling – Definition, Types
UNIT-IV: DATA & ITS MEASUREMENTS
Source of Data – Primary and Secondary
Instruments of Data Collection – Observation, Interviewing and Participation
Classification of Data
Analysis of Data
Research Report
Monitoring & Evaluation
UNIT-V: STATISTICAL TOOL
Meaning and Uses
Percentages and Ratios
Measures of Central Tendency – Mean, Median, Mode
Measures of Dispersion – Range, Mean Deviation, Standard Deviation, Quartile
Deviation
Chi Square Test
Computer Application in Social Work