Research Methods

Theory & Practice

This is a book that is written by seasoned educationists and researchers. It will provide the learners with basic information needed to understand the research discipline, the research philosophy, research ethics, and methods of data collection and analysis. 

topics Covered

Introduction to Research

Sources of Knowledge, Elements of Scientific Research & the Research Process

Research Philosophies & Assumptions

Paradigms, Research Approaches, Research Designs, philosophical assumptions

Measurement, Sampling & Data Analysis

Tools of collecting data; sampling designs, & data analysis

Proposal writing & Ethics in Research

Steps of developing proposal and ethical principles in social science research

Readers say

"Dr. Wambugu is always eloquent .........The relations of variabes, depedent and Indepedent variables is clearly explained. Thank You Dr."
Dorcas Ejore
Postgraduate Student
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Author spotlight

Lydiah Wambugu is a trained researcher and a consultant. She holds a PhD in Education(Research and Evaluation) from Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Master of Education (Curriculum Studies) from the University of Nairobi and B.Ed (Science) from Kenyatta University. Currently, she is a senior lecturer in the School of Continuing & Distance Education, University of Nairobi. She teaches Research Methods, Monitoring and Evaluation and Education courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the universities across the country.

Dr.Lydiah Wambugu

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