Human-Sciences - Course - RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  • Course Code: ENGL619
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Cr.:3Lec)
  • Course Type: Elective Department (ED)

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the basic techniques and methods for conducting academic research. The course is designed to help students in writing abstracts, research papers for graduate courses, proposals, and full-length dissertations. Students gain practical knowledge of how to use traditional and electronic sources, and how to avoid plagiarism. Thus the course covers the following major topics: Selecting a research point, planning a research, writing an abstract/a proposal, collecting the reading material and references needed, reading, evaluating and note-taking, writing a draft, documenting sources and references, and revising the final paper/dissertation.