Understanding Research MethodsSOAS, University of London
¿Qué aprendes en este curso?
Skills and Training
WEEK 1 E tivity 1: What Is Research and What Makes a Good Research Question? PURPOSE: To focus upon formulating a research question. TASK: Please compose a brief question pertaining to your proposed research whatever the subject and post it under the 'My Project' tab in the peer review exercise below. Be brief insofar as it would f... More 6 videos, 1 reading expand Graded: E tivity 1 WEEK 2 E tivity 2: What Is a Literature Review and Why Do We Need to Do One? PURPOSE: To familiarise yourself with the nature and benefits of conducting a literature review. TASK: Please read the following three pieces on literature review, in conjunction with the interviews below. Then post your thoughts on one of the readings to the ... More 4 videos, 1 reading expand Graded: E tivity 2 WEEK 3 E tivity 3: Why Are Planning and Management Skills Important for Research? PURPOSE: To be aware of the planning and management skills that are required in undertaking critical thinking for your research. TASK: Please watch the videos below, and also read the chapter provided. In conjunction with your reflections on the learning mater... More 5 videos, 1 reading expand Graded: E tivity 3 WEEK 4 E tivity 4: How Do You Know You Have Been a Good Researcher at the End of a Project? PURPOSE: To reflect upon the value of a good question, and provide an outline research proposal. TASK: In conjunction with our videos below, please go back to your research question proposed during E tivity 1 and consider again whether you are still happy with... More 4 videos expand