DURP Course Catalog

UP589 : Research Design and Methods

Overview:

Prepares students to embark on thesis research and independent grant proposals. Introduces the phases of research design process, including literature review, identification of the research problem, statement of research objectives and questions, establishment of the conceptual framework, and selection of methods, sampling strategies, measurements, and analyses that are most suitable to address the research questions. Provides an overview of the commonly used quantitative and qualitative research methods, e.g., survey, quasi-experiment, and case study. Guides students through the process of writing and reviewing a research proposal and providing feedback to others.

Prerequisite:

Enrollment in a PhD program or consent of instructor.

Credit:

4 hours

Instructor:

Kim

Notes:

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