cja345 | undergraduate
Research Methods And Evaluation
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Research in Criminal Justice
- Explain the purpose of research in criminal justice.
- Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative research.
- Differentiate between pure and applied research.
- Discuss the importance of ethics in criminal justice research.
- Differentiate between types and functions of research designs.
- Describe internal and external variable-related validity factors.
- Discuss issues in criminal justice research design.
- Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of surveys as a data-gathering tool.
- Describe the fundamentals of hypothesis testing.
- Prepare a research proposal.
Analysis and Evaluation
- Analyze background research studies and literature references.
- Summarize criminal justice research findings.
Research Application in Criminal Justice
- Describe the role of research policy development and analysis.
- Analyze the standard methods of hypothesis testing.
- Summarize the benefits of a research proposal.
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