Course Work Syllabus

Course Work Syllabus

                                               Annexure “B”

                                                COURSE WORK

1. Research Methodology 100 Mark
2. Computer application 100 Mark
3. Quantitative Techniques 100 Mark
4. Review of Published Research work 100 Mark
5. Assignments, PPT & Class Lectures 100 Mark

 

Minimum qualifying Mark 50% of the Aggregate Marks.
Research scholar is expected to prepare the following assignments:
  1. Assignment I –  Critical  Review of  Literature  –  Minimum 10  Articles  from  referred journals with ISSN Number on the topic of his/her research work.
  2. Assignment II – Critical Review of Literature Minimum 5 Patents/ Journals/ Books with ISBN No.
  3. Assignment III  –  Assignment  of  Research  Methodology,  Computer  Application  and Quantitative Technique from given topic.

COURSE CONTENTS OF RESEARCH METHODOLOGY


Module I: Introduction to Research: Definition, Scope, Limitations, and types, objectives of Research, Research Process.
Module II: Sampling Designs techniques: Concepts, Types and Techniques, Sample Size Decision Data, Collection, Secondary and primary Data, method & Techniques, Designing questionnaire, Data Preparation: Tabulation, Coding, Editing.
Module III: Scaling techniques: Concept, types of Scales, rating Scales & ranking scales construction techniques, multi-dimensional scaling.
Module IV: Attitude measurement & observation: and report preparation motivational research, observation type and layout of research report, precautions in preparing the research report, bibliography and Annexure in report, drawing conclusions, giving suggestions and recommendations to the concerned persons.
Module V: Types, steps of report writing, precautions in report writing.

Suggested Readings:

  1. Research Methods for Business scholars: Saunders Lewis, Thorn Hill, and Pearson Education,2009
  2. Research Methodology   Methods   and   Techniques: C.R.Kothari, New Age International Publishers,2012
  3. Business Research – Cooper 7 Schindler, Tat McGraw Hill – 2006
  4. Marketing Research – Beri, Tata McGraw Hill, 1993, 2nd edition
  5. Optimization techniques in Engineering, PHI, 2001
  6. Design of techniques for Science and engineering, springer,2008
  7. Experimental Designs in Behavioural Research – 1989 – K.Broota – New Age Int. Publisher
  8. Methods in Social Research – Goode & Hatt – 2006 Surjeet publications
  9. Qualitative Research: A Guide to Design and Implementation: Sharan B. Merriam , Elizabeth J.  Tisdell, 4th Edition

COURSE CONTENTS OF RESEARCH METHODOLOGY


Module I: Introduction to Research: Definition, Scope, Limitations, and types, objectives of Research, Research Process.
Module II: Sampling Designs techniques: Concepts, Types and Techniques, Sample Size Decision Data, Collection, Secondary and primary Data, method & Techniques, Designing questionnaire, Data Preparation: Tabulation, Coding, Editing.
Module III: Scaling techniques: Concept, types of Scales, rating Scales & ranking scales construction techniques, multi-dimensional scaling.
Module IV: Attitude measurement & observation: and report preparation motivational research, observation type and layout of research report, precautions in preparing the research report, bibliography and Annexure in report, drawing conclusions, giving suggestions and recommendations to the concerned persons.
Module V: Types, steps of report writing, precautions in report writing.

 

Suggested Readings:

 

  1. Research Methods for Business scholars: Saunders Lewis, Thorn Hill, and Pearson Education,2009
  2. Research Methodology   Methods   and   Techniques: C.R.Kothari, New Age International Publishers,2012
  3. Business Research – Cooper 7 Schindler, Tat McGraw Hill – 2006
  4. Marketing Research – Beri, Tata McGraw Hill, 1993, 2nd edition
  5. Optimization techniques in Engineering, PHI, 2001
  6. Design of techniques for Science and engineering, springer,2008
  7. Experimental Designs in Behavioural Research – 1989 – K.Broota – New Age Int. Publisher
  8. Methods in Social Research – Goode & Hatt – 2006 Surjeet publications
  9. Qualitative Research: A Guide to Design and Implementation: Sharan B. Merriam , Elizabeth J.  Tisdell, 4th Edition

COMPUTER APPLICATION


Module I: Introduction
Classification of computers, computer memory, Types of software’s: Application and system software’s, operating systems and types, single user, multi user, multi tasking and single tasking, Application of computers for business and research.
Module II: Data Communication and Networks
Data Communication Concepts, Local area network, internet, intranet, Extranet, Web e- mails, search engine- enterprise: E- Communication and E- Collaboration.
Module III: MS Office and its application:
File handling in window, various of MS office, MS word: Test formatting, Mail merge, Macro, MS Excel: Features, Various Formulas And M.S Power Point: Creating Presentation and effects.
Module IV: SPSS
Introduction to SPSS: Definition, Objective and features, Data analysis using SPSS: Data entry, creating variables, switching to data analysis: Frequencies, Recording into different variables, cross tabulations and layers.
Suggested Readings:
  1. Computer Fundamentals- V. Rajaraman, PHI, 2006
  2. Computer Fundamentals- Sinha and Sinha BPB Publications, 2009
  3. Introduction to Computers- Norton, TATA McGraw Hill, 2006
  4. Computer fundamental and Introduction to IBM PC- Dr Pankaj Nagar, Manish Soni, Ramesh Book Depot, 2008
  5. An Introduction to database system- Desai, Galgotia Publication, 2002
  6. Fundamentals of Computers- V. Rajaraman, Prentice Hall
  7. Computer Fundamentals, P.K. Sinha, BPB Publications, New Delhi, 1992

COURSE CONTENTS OF QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES


Module I – Application of Central tendency
(Application of central tendency and central dispersion, Co- efficient of correlation, coefficient of determination and non – determination, calculation of standard of estimate.)
Module II – Forecasting techniques
Multiple correlations and multiple regression, Time series analysis
Module III – Parametric Test
Theory of estimation: Point and interval testing of Hypothesis Large and Small sample Tests; parametric Test: t- test, F Test, Chi- square test, ANNOVA, Probability distribution, Binominal, Poison and Normal Distribution.

 

Suggested Readings:

  1. Mathematical Statistics – Gupta & Kapoor – Sulthanchand & Sons, New Delhi,2005
  2. Quantitative Techniques, Kothari CR, Vikas Publishing New Delhi, 2002
  3. Operations Research, Kapoor V.K, Sultan chand & sons New Delhi, 2006
  4. Quantitative Techniques, Khandelwal & M. Gupta, Tata MC Grew Hill publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi, 2004
  5. Quantitative Techniques, Agarwal N.P. Dhanpat Rai Pub. New Delhi,2000
  6. Quantitative Techniques, D. M. Mithani, S.K.Katarik Pub, 2006

 

 

Review of Published Research Work


Recommendations

  1. Patent (US, British, Indian)
  2. Use of Internet, sights (DOAJ) etc.
  3. Use  of Research Journals/ E–Journals (Springer, Wiley, Elsevier Academic)
  4. Use of e – Library, Pro quest, ebsco etc.
  5. Use of various Libraries like Central Library, British Council, American Library & Arunodaya University Library
  6. Use of EBSCO_HOST online Database for Academic Libraries. VII. Refer links of various e-journals given in  AU website.
  7. Emeralds
  8. National Digital Library of India (NDL)

 

For any doubt, scholar may contact Dr. Gunjan Bansal, Director (Research) – 9324900023

 

Email Iddirectorresearch@arunodayauniversity.ac.in