Schedule - RMC

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY COURSE

JANUARY 2020 SEMESTER (1/20/89 SESSION)

CGS MEETING ROOM, LEVEL 4, SHAH ALAM CAMPUS

Day/ Date

Morning Session

(9.30- 12.30)

Afternoon Session

(2.30-5.00)

Monday

13 Jan 2020

Topic: Introduction to Research

(Dr Kamisah Supian)

·         Research Problems.

·         Research Objectives.

·         Research Questions.

·         Research Hypotheses.

·         Conceptual Framework.

Topic : Literature Review

(Dr. Mohd Nazif Samat @ Darawi)

·         Search.

·         Review.

·         Critique.

·         Theory Analysis

·         Theoretical Framework.

 

Tuesday

14 Jan 2020

Qualitative Research

(Ts. Dr. Nahdatul Akma binti Ahmad)

·         How did qualitative research develop?

·         How do you choose whether to use the quantitative or qualitative approach?

·         What characteristics distinguish and are common to qualitative research in each of the six steps?

- Identify a research problem.

- Reviewing the literature

- Specifying a purpose for research.

- Collecting data.

- Analysing & interpreting data.

- Reporting and evaluating research.

 

Quantitative Research

(Dr Norasekin Ab Rashid)

·         Data collection,

·         Tabulation and summarization

·         Analysis of numerical data for the purpose of answering research questions or hypotheses.

·         Recent origin of term quantitative research  and is distinguished from qualitative research in:

- design,

- process, and

- the use of quantification techniques to measure and analyze the data

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

15 Jan 2020

Research Design and Sampling

(Dr Syahrel Izwann Bin Jabar)

·         Research Design

·         Sampling Design

·         Data Collection

·         Observation Method

·         Interview Method

·         Questionnaires

·         Practice Session: Pre-Test Questionnaires

·         Types of Statistical Analyses

·         Practice Session: Pilot Test

Library Resources and Plagiarism

·         Introduction to Unisel library system

·         Library membership

·         Turnitin software

 

 

Your Path to Graduation (In-house academic activities)

·         In-house academic activities

·         Requirement for graduations

 

 

 

Thursday

16 Jan 2020

Topic: Statistic for Research.

(Dr Haji Abu Bakar bin Mohd Sheikh)

·         Data Analysis  

·         Presenting   Data

 

 

Ethics in Research & Research Paradigm:

(Assoc. Prof. Dr Jamilah Mustafa)

Intellectual Property

·         Multiple Roles/Conflict Interest

·         Confidentiality and Privacy

·         Plagiarism

Friday

17 Jan 2020

Preparing for Proposal Defense

(Dr. Md Rosli Haji Ismail)

 

·         The Major Sections of a Research Proposal.

·         Preparing & Writing Research Proposal.

 

Assessment Session (presentation of proposal)

 

Topic: Thesis Writing

(Assoc. Prof Dr Abul Bashar Bhuiyan)

·         Thesis structure

- Title page

- Abstract

- Introduction

- Method

- Results and discussion

- Conclusion

- Recommendation

·         Crosscutting issues

- What are readers looking for?

- Planning for your thesis

- Who is your target audience?

- Order of writing

·         Thesis editing

- Copy editing

- Content editing

 

* This tentative schedule is subject to change

*** All candidates are compulsory to attend and complete the RMC classes as it is a requirement of attending proposal defence.