NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14–16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
MAY/JUNE 2012 EXAMINATION
EDU 723: BASIC RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION (2 CR) TIME ALLOWED: 2 Hours
INSTRUCTION(S): ANSWER ANY THREE QUESTIONS. EACH QUESTION CARRIES EQUAL MARKS
- 1. (a) (i) Distinguish between research and educational research
(ii) Explain FOUR characteristics of educational research according to
(b) List SIX steps in research process
- 2. (a) (i) Differentiate between Population and Sample
(ii) Discuss TWO types each of Probability and Non-probability sampling techniques.
(b) Explain FOUR classifications of survey research.
|(ii)||List SIX components of a questionnaire.|
|(b)||With||relevant illustrations, discuss FIVE variables to be considered under|
experimental research design.
- 4. (a) Briefly write short notes on
(ii) Degrees of freedom
(iii) Type I and Type II errors
(iv) Level of significance
(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.