Social Research Methodology

What is Hypothesis
Post date: 06/11/2013 - 07:54

Hypothesis is considered as a principal instrument in research. It is a preposition or assumption for research work to be tested. Its main function is to suggest new experiments and observations. Hypothesis is a statement which is extended for proper guidance of research activity.

Model Research Design
Post date: 06/11/2013 - 04:20

Title of Model Research Design. Trends towards Exogamous Marriage in Educated Families Purpose of the Study To know about the trends towards exogamous marriage in educated families in Hayatabad District Peshawar


Types of Research Problems
Post date: 06/10/2013 - 08:21

There are different types of research design depend on the nature of the problem and objectives of the study. Following are the four types of research design. Explanatory, Descriptive Diagnostic & Experimental Research Design

Research Design
Post date: 06/10/2013 - 07:48

Research design is a pre-planned sketch for the explanation of a problem. It is the first step to take and the whole research. Study will conduct on the basis of this research design. It gives us a due that how the further process would be taking place and how would be the research study carry into classification, interpretation and suggestions.

A Model Research Proposal
Post date: 06/10/2013 - 05:03

Model Research Proposal Topic: "Causative Factors Responsible for Street Working Children" Statement of the Problem There are so many factors which are responsible for the children to compelled them street working. So, we have to discuss these factors in our study. These may include poverty and literacy of the parents.

Difficulties in Research
Post date: 06/10/2013 - 04:51

Social research is a complex work, which has the following main difficulties Lack of good Investigators. For the collection of good information better investigation is necessary. If the investigators are not sincere, then it will hinder the way of social research. Difficulty in Hypothesis Formulation The hypothesis formulation is very difficult. Every person cannot form a hypothesis about a problem, but it requires the skill of the research.

Research Problem Formulation
Post date: 06/09/2013 - 12:24

Research always stated from the words “what and why” and then the selection of suitable answers for these words. According to Morton, the important research components are the following three. 1. What a person wants to know? 2.Why a person wants to know? 3.Possible answers for these questions.

Types of Research Problems
Post date: 06/09/2013 - 11:38

There are three types of research problem Theoretical, Applied & Action research problem. It is the theoretical explanation of a research problem. It gives only theory and meaning of the problem. It defines the problem theoretically. This type of research has no need of hypothesis and verification.

Post date: 06/09/2013 - 11:08

There are some suggestion for the graduate students and researchers which are drawn from the different areas of education, social sciences as well as psychology. There are two factors in the selection of topic external and personal. External criteria involves how the topic is important for the field, availability of both data and data collection methods and the administration is cooperative or not.

Research Problem
Post date: 06/09/2013 - 08:46

The term problem has been derived from a Greek word which means anything thrown forward or a question proposed for sudation or a matter stated for examination. Identification is a sense of consciousness and awareness about a social phenomena. Identification of a problem is very difficult and have no specific rules and principles but following are some sources for identification of a social problem.