Semester Two 2012
The nature of the scientific method, planning research, defining objectives, writing proposals and workplans, experimental design and analysis, SAS procedures, making inferences from analyses, drawing conclusions, scientific report writing.
This course is designed to assist students in planning research projects and in designing and analyzing appropriate experiments.
Topics covered include the history of the philosophy of science; bibliographic skills; writing skills; presenting papers at conferences; research planning, statistics and experimental design.
The course is offered in both 1st and 2nd Semesters.
To assist students in planning research projects and in designing and analyzing appropriate experiments.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department.
The course is delivered via a mixture of online material on Learn and additional seminars notified as required. The seminars will cover the Philosophy of Science and Library resource skills modules.
Assessment is submitted via Learn. Assessment comprises:
- a comprehensive work plan for a research project (30%)
- an oral presentation of the work plan (15%)
- essay on the philosophy of science (15%)
- statistics assignments (40%)
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