NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14–16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: EDU 723 (2 Units)
COURSE TITLE: BASIC RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY THREE QUESTIONS. EACH QUESTION CARRIES EQUAL MARKS.
- (a) (i) Distinguish between Population and Sample
(ii) Discuss TWO types each of Probability and Non-probability sampling techniques.
(b) A survey research takes different forms. Explain FOUR classifications of survey research.
- 2. (a) (i) What are questionnaires?
(ii) Mention SIX components of a questionnaire.
(b) With relevant examples, explain FIVE variables to be considered under experimental research design.
- (a) Under what conditions would you use each of the following statistical tools:
(iii) Pearson Product Moment Correlation
|(b)||In a research report writing, research methodology shows the structures of how the research is carried out. Discuss SIX components of research|
|methodology that you know.|
|4||(a)||(i) Differentiate between research and educational research|
|(ii) Explain FOUR characteristics of educational research.|
|(b)||In order to carry out a result-oriented research, it is essential to take|
necessary process. Explain SIX steps in research process