NIT Rourkela Syllabus | B-Tech | Advanced Research Methodology
Advanced Research Methodology
Objective: These papers will expose students to quantitative methods in social science
research. Use of statistical methods and basic econometrics can help them in data
Contents: Multivariate Significance Tests; The Normal Probability Curve: Properties
and Applications, Logic of Hypothesis Testing, Type I and Type II Errors, Power of
Statistical Tests, Linear Correlation and Regression, Factors Influencing Correlation
Coefficients, Multiple Correlation and Regression; Computer Applications, Content
Analysis, Special Analysis, Factor Analysis, stakeholder analysis and social audit.
1.Cramer, Duncan, Advanced quantitative data analysis. Maidenhead : Open
University Press, 2003.
2.Creswell, John W. Research design : qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods
approaches. 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks : Sage, 2009.
3. Neuman, William Lawrence. Basics of social research : qualitative and
quantitative approaches. 2nd ed. Boston : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2007.
1.Dane, Francis C. Research methods. Pacific Grove: Brooks/Cole, 1990.2.Devlin, Ann Sloan. Research methods : planning, conducting and presenting
research. Belmont, Calif.: Thomson /Wadsworth, 2006.