Content pattern Analysis of Selected Parameters in Social Science Post-Graduate Theses
Keywords:Content analysis, social science, extension, postgraduate, research, Kerala
AbstractIn this study, it was aimed to examine the postgraduate theses on Social Science research submitted at College of Agriculture, Vellayani,Kerala during 2012-17 using qualitative content analysis. All the postgraduate theses that could be accessed in the college library were included in the scope of the study. As a result of the research, it was found that 66 post graduate theses under social sciences were conducted at College of Agriculture, Vellayani during 2012-2017. The same was subjected to qualitative content analysis. A total of seven attributes viz., number of words in title, number of words in abstract, number of references in thesis, types of sources of references, research design and statistical methods employed for social science PG research were studied for all departments in social science division.
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