Syllabus | PAPER I-RESEARCH METHODS AND STATISTICS II | M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics | Second Semester

SEMESTER-II
PAPER I-RESEARCH METHODS AND STATISTICS II

Total-40 hrs

 

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TOPICS TO BE COVERED

 

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PRACTICLE HOURS

Module1
  1. Coding of data,Parametric and non-parametric tests
  2. Use of statistical programs-MS Excel,SPSS
Must Know
Data coding and use of statistical programs for statistical analysis.

6

Module2
  1. Z-test for single proportions and difference between   proportions.
  2. Large sample test for single mean and difference between mean,Small sample tests- ‘t’-test, paired ’t’-test, ‘F’ Test.
Must Know
Use of large and Small Sample tests for data interpretation.

4

Module3
  1. Chi square test and its interpretation
  2. General features, goodness of fit
  3. Independence of attributes
Must Know

4

Module 4
  1. Basic concepts of Correlation, Regression.
  2. Linear regression and correlation coefficient
  3. Regression &prediction
  4. Rank correlation, Product-moment method
Must Know

4

Module5
  1. Analysis of Variance and its interpretation
  2. One-factor analysis of variance
  3. Factorial design
Must Know  

4

Module6
  1. Tabulation and Organization of data- frequency distributions, cumulative frequency distribution, contingency tables
  2. Graphical presentation of data- histogram, frequency polygon, ogive, stem and                                                              leaf plot, box and whiskers plot, graphs for nominal and ordinal data- pie diagram, bar graphs of different types, graphs for relation between two variables, line diagram. Use of illustrations, Cautions in visual display of data
Must Know
Data organization and data presentation.

6

Module7
  1. Basic components of a research report- prefatory material, Introduction and Review of Related Literature, Methodology, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Summary, Abstract,  Bibliography and Appendices.
Must Know
Thebasic components
of  Research Report.

6

Module8
  1. Basic components of a research report- prefatory material, Introduction and Review of Related Literature, Methodology, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Summary, Abstract,Bibliography and Appendices, Ethics in Research.

 

Must Know
Preparation of a Research Proposal.

6

References
1. Bell, J. (1997): Doing Your Research Project: A Guide for First-time Researchers in
Education and Social Science, Viva Books, New Delhi
2. Bell, J. (1997): How to Complete Your Research Project Successfully: A Guide for
First-time Researchers, UBSPD, New Delhi.
3. Bulmer, M.C. (1984): Sociological Research Methods: An Introduction, Macmillan,
Hong Kong.
4. Festinger, L. and Katz, D. (ed.) (1977): Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciencess,
Amerind Publishing, New Delhi.
5. Holloway, I. (1997): Basic Concepts of Qualitiative Research, Blackwell Science, London.
6. Jain, G. (1998): Research Methodology: Methods and Techniques, Mangal Deep,Jaipur.
7. Kothari, C.R. (2000): Research Methodology: Methods and Techniques, Wishwa
Prakashan, New Delhi.
8. Kumar, A. (1997): Social Research Method (The Art of Scientific Investigation),
Anmol Publication, New Delhi.
9. Kumar, A. (2002): Research Methodology in Social Sciences, Sarup and Sons, New Delhi.
10. McBurney, D.H. (2001): Research Methodology, Thomson-Wadsworth, Australia.
11. Pande, G.C. (1999): Research Methodology in Social Sciences, Anmol Publication,
New Delhi.
Statistics
1. Gupta, S. (2001) “Research Methodology and Statistical Techniques”,Deep and Deep, New Delhi,
2. Hooda, R.P. (2003) “Statistics for Business and Economics”, 3rd ed., Macmillan IndiaLtd., Delhi,

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