NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
MAY/JUNE 2013 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: EDU 323 (2 Units)
COURSE TITLE: BASIC RESEARCH IN EDUCATION TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER QUESTION THREE AND OTHER TWO QUESTIONS.
|1.||(a)||In order to carry out a result-oriented research, it is essential to take necessary|
|steps. Discuss EIGHT steps you would take in research process.
List FOUR limitations to scientific process
|2.||(a)||Research project starts from identification of problems, discuss EIGHT sources|
|from where you can discover such problems.
List FOUR criteria of how the problem of investigation should be suitable to the peculiarities of the research.
|3.||(a)||(i) Mention THREE main research design you know.|
|(ii) Explain FOUR components of research design|
|(b)||Various research tools are available for use by educational researchers,|
|questionnaire is considered to be most common.|
(i) Discuss THREE main factors that are necessary for constructing a good
(ii) List SIX characteristics of good questionnaires.
(c) Calculate the correlation coefficient of 10 ODL scores students’ in Educational
Statistics (EDS) and Research methods (RM) using Spearman rank order.
|4.||(a)||List EIGHT components of preliminary pages of a research report.|
|(b)||Describe SIX features of research methodology that should be included in your|