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RES/750

Approaches to Research: Quantitative/Qualitative I

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Course level: Graduate

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.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Scholarly Writing and the Dissertation Development Process

Research Method and Design Appropriateness

Fundamentals of Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Preparing a Problem Statement

Preparing a Purpose Statement

Preparing Research Questions and Hypotheses

Problem, Purpose, and Research Question Alignment

Putting It All Together

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