Research Methodology(SM900)

Course Name: 

Research Methodology(SM900)




Mandatory Learning Courses (MLC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

( 1 -1- 0) 2


Nature of science,Human Inquiry and Science , Learning and creativity , Innovation and creativity , Nature of Research, Research Ideas and problems , Critically Reviewing the Literature and Literature Map, Identifying research gaps , Framing research questions, Research objectives, Ethics in Research , Research approaches, process, strategies, Research Design: Conceptualization, Operationalization and Measurement, Sampling: Probability and Non - Probability, Using Primary and Secondary Data, Quantitative and Qualitative data , Data collection , Exploring and Examining, Analysis and interpretation ; Communicating research findings: Written , oral , visual.


William M.K. Trochim, Research Methods, Biztantra publications, 2nd Edition. John W. Creswell, Research Design, Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Approaches, 2ndEdition, Sage Publication, 2003. Earl Babbie, The Basic of Social Research, Wadsworth- Thomson Learning, 2nd Edition, 2002. E. M. Phillips And D. S. Pugh, How To Get A PhD -A Handbook for PhD Students and their supervisors, Viva Books, 2006. Antony Wilson, Jane Gregory, Steve Miller, Shirley Earl, Handbook of Science Communication, Overseas Press India Pvt ltd, 2005. Donald R. Cooper, Pamela S. Schindler, Business Research Methods, TMH, New Delhi, 2006. JuriNeimark, Mathematical Models in Natural Sciences and Engineering, Springer, 2003. Rutherford Aris, Mathematical Modeling Techniques, Dover Publications, New York, 1994. J N Kapur, Mathematical Modeling New Age Publishers, New Delhi, 1988.

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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