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Approaches To Research: Quantitative/qualitative I

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In this course, students will learn about foundational quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study's objectives. Topics include research methods and design, the development of problem statements, purpose statements, research questions, and hypotheses. Learners will create the foundational components of a concept paper for the two of the three topics identified by the student during PSYCH/720R. Competency A: Demonstrate scholarly writing best practices and apply APA style when writing dissertation documents. Competency B: Communicate understanding of common quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study's objectives. Competency C: Create compelling problem statements that address current problems or issues in the field of industrial-organizational psychology. Competency D: Articulate clear and concise purpose statements to help solve or address research problems and issues. Competency E: Formulate concise and researchable research questions to guide scholarly inquiry. Competency F: Develop understandable and testable null and research hypotheses for quantitative studies.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Research Method and Design Appropriateness

    • Competency B: Communicate understanding of common quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study’s objectives. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Create compelling problem statements that address current problems or issues in the field of industrial-organizational psychology. [Wk 2]
    • Competency A: Demonstrate scholarly writing best practices and apply APA style when writing dissertation documents. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Articulate clear and concise purpose statements to help solve or address research problems and issues. [Wk 2]
    • Competency E: Formulate concise and researchable research questions to guide scholarly inquiry. [Wk 2]
    • Competency F: Develop understandable and testable null and research hypotheses for quantitative studies. [Wk 2]

    Putting It All Together

    • Competency C: Create compelling problem statements that address current problems or issues in the field of industrial-organizational psychology. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Articulate clear and concise purpose statements to help solve or address research problems and issues. [Wk 8]
    • Competency E: Formulate concise and researchable research questions to guide scholarly inquiry. [Wk 8]
    • Competency F: Develop understandable and testable null and research hypotheses for quantitative studies. [Wk 8]
    • Competency A: Demonstrate scholarly writing best practices and apply APA style when writing dissertation documents. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Communicate understanding of common quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study’s objectives. [Wk 8]

    Scholarly Writing and the Dissertation Development Process

    • Competency A: Demonstrate scholarly writing best practices and apply APA style when writing dissertation documents. [Wk 1]
    • Competency B: Communicate understanding of common quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study’s objectives. [Wk 1]
    • Competency C: Create compelling problem statements that address current problems or issues in the field of industrial-organizational psychology. [Wk 1]
    • Competency D: Articulate clear and concise purpose statements to help solve or address research problems and issues. [Wk 1]
    • Competency E: Formulate concise and researchable research questions to guide scholarly inquiry. [Wk 1]
    • Competency F: Develop understandable and testable null and research hypotheses for quantitative studies. [Wk 1]

    Fundamentals of Qualitative and Quantitative Research

    • Competency A: Demonstrate scholarly writing best practices and apply APA style when writing dissertation documents. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Communicate understanding of common quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study’s objectives. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Create compelling problem statements that address current problems or issues in the field of industrial-organizational psychology. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Articulate clear and concise purpose statements to help solve or address research problems and issues. [Wk 3]
    • Competency E: Formulate concise and researchable research questions to guide scholarly inquiry. [Wk 3]
    • Competency F: Develop understandable and testable null and research hypotheses for quantitative studies. [Wk 3]

    Preparing a Problem Statement

    • Competency A: Demonstrate scholarly writing best practices and apply APA style when writing dissertation documents. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Communicate understanding of common quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study’s objectives. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Create compelling problem statements that address current problems or issues in the field of industrial-organizational psychology. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Articulate clear and concise purpose statements to help solve or address research problems and issues. [Wk 4]
    • Competency E: Formulate concise and researchable research questions to guide scholarly inquiry. [Wk 4]
    • Competency F: Develop understandable and testable null and research hypotheses for quantitative studies. [Wk 4]

    Preparing a Purpose Statement

    • Competency C: Create compelling problem statements that address current problems or issues in the field of industrial-organizational psychology. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Articulate clear and concise purpose statements to help solve or address research problems and issues. [Wk 5]
    • Competency E: Formulate concise and researchable research questions to guide scholarly inquiry. [Wk 5]
    • Competency F: Develop understandable and testable null and research hypotheses for quantitative studies. [Wk 5]
    • Competency A: Demonstrate scholarly writing best practices and apply APA style when writing dissertation documents. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Communicate understanding of common quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study’s objectives. [Wk 5]

    Preparing Research Questions and Hypotheses

    • Competency A: Demonstrate scholarly writing best practices and apply APA style when writing dissertation documents. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Communicate understanding of common quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study’s objectives. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Create compelling problem statements that address current problems or issues in the field of industrial-organizational psychology. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Articulate clear and concise purpose statements to help solve or address research problems and issues. [Wk 6]
    • Competency E: Formulate concise and researchable research questions to guide scholarly inquiry. [Wk 6]
    • Competency F: Develop understandable and testable null and research hypotheses for quantitative studies. [Wk 6]

    Problem, Purpose, and Research Question Alignment

    • Competency A: Demonstrate scholarly writing best practices and apply APA style when writing dissertation documents. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Communicate understanding of common quantitative and qualitative research designs and their appropriateness for achieving a study’s objectives. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Create compelling problem statements that address current problems or issues in the field of industrial-organizational psychology. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Articulate clear and concise purpose statements to help solve or address research problems and issues. [Wk 7]
    • Competency E: Formulate concise and researchable research questions to guide scholarly inquiry. [Wk 7]
    • Competency F: Develop understandable and testable null and research hypotheses for quantitative studies. [Wk 7]
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