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Education

RELAVANCE OF RESEARCH METHODS TO ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS AT BOTH UNDER AND POSTGRADUATE LEVELS

Pages: 15  ,  Volume: 3  ,  Issue: 1 , April   2018
Received: 28 Apr 2018  ,  Published: 06 May 2018
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Authors

# Author Name
1 RAYMOND MUGYENYI

Abstract

Research Methods has become an important determinant of quality education by advancing students and educators to the level of problem solving citizens that are also result oriented at their work places. It is therefore currently one of the major course units in almost all academic disciplines in all universities worldwide. The purpose of this paper therefore was to assess the relevance of teaching research methods as a course unit at both under and graduate levels. The paper also studied the challenges that limit the progress of research methods course in some universities.  The arrow framework method used in research was reported to be the best option of handling the problem of research language.  A system for sharing research topics among students from developed countries and those from developing countries was recommended as the best solution for solving the existing challenges to the course. The relevant conclusions were developed as well.  

Keywords

  • Research methods
  • under graduate education
  • Graduate education
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