•The nature of Research; Basic and Applied Research; Functions of Research.
•Types of Research; Historical and documentary; Experimental; Descriptive
•Planning the Research Project; Purposes of Scientific research in Home Economics; Purpose of specific research
studies; Selection of the problem; Formulating and testing Hypothesis.
•Techniques and Tools of Data Collection; Observation; Interview; Questionnaire; Other Techniques; Organization of
•Research agencies Conducting Research in Pakistan
•Writing the Research project; General rules for writing, format and style; Revising and rewriting the project; Thesis in
To develop the research proposal relevant to their major fields.
Course Learning Outcomes
•To provide an in-depth insight into various research methods involved in carrying out research problems.
•To develop skills for selecting, planning and carrying out a research problem in real settings while maximizing the utility of available
•To establish skills for writing, reviewing and rewriting the research project/thesis.
Tool of Data Collection; Observation
Interview; Data Collection Tool
Research agencies in Pakistan
Validity and reliability
Selection of research problem
Audio lecture on Experimental research
Book Title : How to design and evaluate research in education
Author : Jack R Fraenkel; Norman E Wallen; Helen H Hyun
Edition : 8th Edition
Publisher : New York : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages,