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NURRU RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAMME

COURSE TITLE: RAPID OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES [MARCH SERIES]

Duration: 4 weeks
Cost: UGX 50,000/- Per Module
Main objective: Train participants from institutions of higher learning, NGOs, private and public sectors on basic research methodologies.
Specific objectives;

  • Impart knowledge and skills on Research Proposal development.
  • Enhance participants’ skills on qualitative and quantitative data collection and data analysis.
  • Train participants on principles of report writing, presentation and publications.

Learning outcomes;
At the end of the course the participants will;

  • Acquire hands on skills for producing fundable research proposals.
  • Be able to manage research and produce reports.
  • Be able to write presentable research reports
  • Produce and Publish research articles
  • Earn a Certificate of participation

Training Modules

  1. NUR.MOD. I: Research Proposals Writing
  2. NUR. MOD.II : Research Planning
  3. NUR.MOD. III : Basic to Statistics
  4. NUR. MOD. IV : Research Management
  5. NUR.MOD. V : Research Products
  1. Research Proposal Writing

Introduction to proposal development

  1. Background
  2. Literature review
  3. Conceptual and theoretical framework
  4. Statement of the problem
  5. Objectives
  6. Research questions and /or hypothesis
  7. Research design- methods and procedures, Sampling, Instrumentation, data collection, Data analysis, APA format, Report writing and dissemination
  8. Limitation and delimitation
  9. Significance of the study
  10. Budget
  11. References
  1. Research Planning
  2. Identification of a Research topic; ……. (Variables causing, intermediary variables and resulting variables).
  1. Basics to Statistics
  • Definition of terms used in research
  • Branches of statistics
  • Projects/studies- clinical trials, development projects,
  • Statistical methods
  • Statistical report- SPSS (charts, graphs, etc.),presentations
  1. Research Management
    • Putting research team together (Individual or team) -identification, training, facilitation, coordination
    • Ethical considerations
    • Planning for field work- developing tools, pre-testing, refining the tools
    • Respondents/participants/stakeholders mapping
    • Pre-visit-contacting local authorities and community mobilization
    • Data collection and analysis
    • Report writing(APA format)- Introduction/review of related literature , methodology, results/findings, discussion, and conclusion(limitations and recommendations), presentation
  2. Research products and publishing
  • Reports, articles, Journals, e.t.c.

REGISTRATION IN PROGRESS. TRAINING STARTS 1ST MARCH,2017

other Resources

  1. Resource center
  2. Minibus for field work (Transportation)
  3. Internet Connection
  4. Researchers Accommodation