Research Methodology of Modern Political Studies Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
This course is intended to introduce students to the “science” side of political science. Over the course the students will learn how to think like social scientists while developing various skills required by the discipline: how to choose and frame appropriate questions, how to undertake original research (complete with data collection and analysis), and how to present the findings to colleagues in a customary fashion.
The course will have the following results: a detailed knowledge of basic concepts and ethics of inquiry and research design, data collection, statistical and interpretative analysis, and final report presentation
Organization and Planning of Research, Research methods in Political Science, Applied Political Science, Expert methods
Exams (25%), Activity in classromm (75%)
Week1: Introduction: Empirical approach to Political Science Week2: Beginning the Research Process: Identifying a Research Topic, Developing Research Questions and Developing a Literature Week3: The Building Blocks of Social Scientific Research: Hypotheses, Concepts and Variables
Online Course Requirement
Sikhimbaeya Damira Alievna
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Site for Inquiry
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