– Introduction to Research Methodology, Methods of Acquiring Knowledge, Definition of Research, Difference between Research and other Methods of Acquiring Knowledge, Definition of Scientific Research
– Important Theories of Knowledge (Epistemology): Rationalism (Descartes and Spinoza), Empiricism (Locke, Hume, Berkley), Composite View (Aristotle, Kant), Major Lessons of Epistemology for Research
– Method of Conducting Research (Logic): Non-scientific Methods, Scientific Methods – Deduction(Aristotle), Induction (Becon, Hobbes), Composite Method for social science research
– Evolution of Scientific Research
– Crucial Steps in Research
– Detailed Steps in Research (including steps in survey)
– Method of Preparing research proposal
– Method of preparing Thesis/ Dissertation

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