RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ASSIGNMENT (FALL 2019)

UNIVERSITY OF LAHORE

POST GRADUATE INSTITUTE OF LAW

By:      NABEEL RAFAQAT

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ASSIGNMENT

  1. PLAGIARISM OR HIRING OF GHOST WRITER(S) FOR SOLVING THE ASSIGNMENT(S) WILL DEBAR THE STUDENT FROM AWARD
  2. SUBMITTING ASSIGNMENTS BORROWED OR STOLEN FROM OTHER(S) AS ONE’S OWN WILL BE PENALIZED
  3. IT IS COMPULSORY TO PASS THE PRACTICLE TASK WHICH IS GIVEN BELOW. THE STUDENTS, WHO COULDN’T PASS THIS VERY TASK, WILL NOT BE QUALIFIED.

 

The assignment will be based on a compilation of various concepts related to Research Methodology. This will be based on 6 Chapters and one practical task. Use the references in footnotes and Insert diagrams/graphs where needed.

 

 

Chapter 1: Types of Research:

  • What are the different types of research? Explain the written below in details.
  • Fundamental or basic research
  • Applied research
  • Normal and revolutionary Researches
  • Quantitative and qualitative
  • Other types
  • Difference between research methods and research methodology?
  • Significance of knowing and research methodology
  • Objectives of research?

Chapter 2: Basic steps for a good research:

  • What are the basic steps for a good research?
  • Write do you understand by;
  • Literature review? Its role in a good research?
  • Hypothesis? Its role in a good research?
  • Bibliography?

Chapter 3: Data Collection:

  • What modes you can adopt to collect the Data? Explain all the modes with examples.

Chapter 4: Research Design:

  • What do you understand by the term research design? Its meaning, definition
  • Parts of research design?
  • Major steps to be followed in preparation of a research design?
  • Different types of research design
  • Its importance?

Chapter 5: Sampling Techniques:

  • What do you understand by the term sampling technique?
  • Explain these terms with examples;
  • Population
  • Sub-population
  • Sampling error?
  • Role of assumption?
  • What factors should be kept in mind while drawing a sample?
  • Types of sampling techniques and their advantages/dis-advantages
  • Random
  • Non-random

Chapter 6: Legal Research:

  • Meaning of term legal research and its resources?
  • Explain these sources of the legal research by quoting the practical examples.
  • Primary, Secondary & Evidential
  • Types of legal research?
  • Major steps in legal research
  • Current trends in legal research, explain.

Practical Task:

  • Prepare a random “research question” (Topic of your own choice)
  • Prepare a thesis statement. (Words Limit 800 words & Topic of your own choice)

 

Note:

  • This assignment should consist of the words between 5500-6000.
  • It should be presented in hard copy with binding, having its cover page.
  • A-4 paper should be used.
  • Last Submission date is 30-03-2020.
  • Extra-marks will be given to the good assignments and it depends upon the presentation.

Remember that:   Last date of submission will not be extended further.