How To Write The Methods Of Research In Social Work

In every education field research is a critical but sciencetic process. Science is a way of investigation. When we need knowledge in the depth of scope with the reliability of information then, we generally use Research Method.

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How To Write The Methods Of Research In Social Work
How To Write The Methods Of Research In Social Work

How To Write The Methods Of Research In Social Work: Research Methodology

(1)Introduction Of Research:-   

Research is a very demanding process for any institute of higher learning. In various aspects of any professional work, research is a way of thinking and critically examining. research is more than a set of specific skills. Research is more than a set of particular scales. Research is the term divided into two parts: ‘re’ and ‘search’ generally ‘re’ means again and ‘search’ means to find out. Research can be used to solve problems by being honest, and intelligent by searching for facts and their meanings.

(2)Brief meaning of Research word:-

Brief meaning of Research word in post How To Write The Methods Of Research In Social Work
Brief meaning of Research word in post,How To Write The Methods Of Research In Social Work

Before seeing the definition of research we learn here about the brief meaning of Research word. Research stands for the following that defines its essence.

R for – Rational way of thinking.

E for – Expert and exhaustive treatment.

S  for – Search / Solution.

E  for – Exactness.

A  for – Analysis.

R  for – Relationship of facts.

C  for – Critical, cautious, constructive attitude.

H  for – Honest and hard working.

(3)Definition of Research:-

Here we see some famous definitions to understand the research subject.

(1) Research is a careful investigation or inquiry special to search for new facts in any branch of knowledge. (According to the advanced learner’s dictionary…)

(2) Research is a process of collecting and analyzing information to increase our understanding of a topic or issue. (According to Creswell….)

(3) Research adds to the existing stock of knowledge. The primary purpose of research is to discover the answer to a question through the application of scientific procedure. Because “There is no shortcut to the truth no way to gain knowledge of the universe except throws the gateway of scientific method..” says …(Karl Pearson Born March 27, 1857)

(4)Use of Research in Master of Social Work:-

Now we will see what is necessary or use of research in Master of Social Work profession.

1- Service to society by solving unsolved problems

2- Desire to enhance social status.

3- Input for policy decision-making.

4- Intellectual satisfaction of doing some innovative work.

5- Acquire a research degree.

(5)Characteristics Of Research:-

Main objectives of the research are to gain familiarity, develop new phenomena, explore, investigate & analyze more general issues. It gives solutions to a problem, review and synthesize the existing knowledge and construct new procedures or systems. Reliability, validity, objectivity, generality, predictability, empirical, definiteness, systematic, replicable, logical, these are some valuable characteristics of research.  

(6)Research Methodology :-

How To Write The Methods Of Research In Social Work. Research has many Methods or ways of solving problems, and issues, discovering statements, defining any logic, or checking reliability. On a different basis, we see here classification to understand types of research.

(1)Classification of research based on objectives/the depth of scope:-

Descriptive research

Correlational research

Explanatory research

Exploratory research

Experimental research

(2)Classification of research on the basis of its purpose/outcome:-

Fundamental Research

Applied research

(3)Classification of research based on inquiry mode:-

Structure Research

Unstructured research

(4)Classification of research based on the idea:-

Conceptual research

Empirical research

(5)Classification of research based on inference/logic:-

Deductive research

Inductive research

(6)Classification of research based on process/the data type used:-

Quantity research

Qualitative research

Primary research

Secondary research

(7) Conclusion:-   

These various kinds of research types are present in our research methods. Generally, in Master of Social Work-Research,MSW we use mostly quantity research, qualitative research, descriptive research, fundamental research & applied research. Interviews, surveys, case studies, Phenomenology, etc. are some of the most adaptable approaches in social work research.

 In this Free Master of Social Work (MSW) notes How To Write The Methods Of Research In Social Work : Research Methodology, we have learned about the Introduction Of Research, Brief meaning of Research word, Definition Of Research, Use of Research in Master of Social Work, Characteristics Of Research & Research Methodology & Conclusion

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