Mainly through exercises, how to choose the right research methodology, how to design research, and how to write a research report will be learned.
This course is mainly designed for students majored in Management of Technology who have no research experience. Students are expected to gain skills of how to design and proceed with research, and writing a research report.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. understand characteristics of different research methodologies
2. choose the right research methodology and design research aligned with the objective
3. write research reports
research methodology, research design, writing of a research paper
|Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Lectures will be carried out interactively. Also two in-class exercises will be conducted, and a group work and a presentation will be required for students.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Understanding research methodologies||Understand research methodologies and how to use methodologies|
|Class 2||How to choose the right research methodology and design research aligned with the research objective||Understand the importance of selecting the right research methodology and designing research aligned with the research objective|
|Class 3||Exercise 1: Find mistakes in selections of research methodologies, research design and analysis, and collect mistakes||Deepen the understanding of selections of research methodologies, research design and analysis through an exercise|
|Class 4||How to write a research report||Understand how to write a research report|
|Class 5||Exercise 2: Find mistakes in a research report and collect mistakes||Deepen the understanding of how to write a research report through an exercise|
|Class 6||Group presentation I||Critical reading of the past project report and presentation of the analysis|
|Class 7||Group presentation II||Critical reading of the past project report and presentation of the analysis|
|Class 8||Summary||Key points in proceeding with research project|
Reference book：Methods for Your Project Research (Keirinkan)
All materials for the course will be available through OCWi
Attendance 20%, Groupwork 30%, Report 30%, Participation in discussion 20%
TIM.E401 ： Exercises in Research Literacy I is the prerequisite for this course