COURSE CODE: AEM 505
COURSE TITLE: Research Methods
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3Units
COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week
Course Coordinator: Prof. (Mrs.) C.A. Afolami, B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
Office Location: Agric. Econs & Farm Mgt. Department, COLAMRUD
Overview of a Research Proposal, Problem definition and Conceptualization, Hypothesis formulation and Objectives, Analysis of Objectives and formulation of questionnaire, review of related literature, types and sources of data, methods of data collection, conducting surveys, data processing, overview of appropriate methods analysis, result presentation and discussion, referencing, writing a research report, computer application in socio economic research. A research proposal will be submitted as part of the course requirement.