NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA EDU 766 POLITICAL SCIENCE METHODS
14–16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
MAY/JUNE 2012 EXAMINATION
EDU 766: POLITICAL SCIENCE METHODS. Time allowed: 2Hours.
INSTRUCTION: Answer question 1 and any other 2questions.
1.(a). Define the following political concepts:
- i. State
- ii. Nation
- iv. Power
- v. Legitimacy.
(b). Briefly explain the following methods of teaching political science:
- Lecture method ii. Story telling
iii. Review method iv. Homework
- v. Discovery meth
2.(a). Give a brief definition of political science.
(b). Justify the position of a school of thought in political science which states that political science is not a behavioural science.
3.(a). Differentiate clearly between interviews and questionnaires as instruments of research in political science.
(b). Differentiate clearly between summative and formative evaluation.
4.(a). Discuss the importance of studying political science. (b). Give a brief description of comparative politics