Tuesday, September 29, 2020

MSW 006 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH June 2018 Question Paper



June 2018 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : (i) Answer all the five questions. (ii) All questions carry equal marks. (iii) Answers to question no. 1 and 2 should not exceed 600 words each.

1. Explain the issues involved in formulation of research problem.


What is experimental research ? Discuss the significance of control, manipulation and observation in an experimental study.

2. Explain the various types of tests.


Describe the steps of analysis of quantitative data.  

3. Answer any two of the following in about 300 words each :

(a) Enlist the steps in case study method. 10

(b) Describe briefly the significant changes in the trends of social work research after 90's at the national level.

(c) Discuss the uses and limitations of attitude scales.

(d) Name and define the three measures of variability.

4. Answer any four of the following questions in about 150 words each :

(a) Explain the process of research.

(b) What do you mean by 'Operationalization of Concepts' ?  

(c) List the weakness of causal comparative studies.

(d) Describe briefly the procedural uniqueness of the qualitative method.

(e) Discuss the concept of population and sample.

(f) Highlight the importance of a research design in research project.  

5. Write short notes on any five of the following in about 100 words each :

(a) Null hypothesis

(b) Reliability and Validity

(c) Conceptual Framework of Qualitative 4 Research

(d) Diagnostic Research Studies  

(e) Techniques of interviewing

(f) Determination of sample size  

(g) Standard Deviation  

(h) Mean