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GS 503 Overview

This course is a review of the fundamental principles of research in social sciences. The purpose of this course is for graduate students to become informed consumers of research. The course will cover principles of conducting research, including human participants (subjects) and legal steps necessary to follow in protecting participants (the Internal Review Board [IRB] process); different types of qualitative and quantitative research; the development of surveys or questionnaires, interview questions, and other methods of data collection; understanding the validity and reliability of data; a review of descriptive and inferential statistics; and the process of developing a research proposal.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • GS

Sections

Fundamentals of Research Methods - 2023 Spring GS 503

This course is a review of the fundamental principles of research in social sciences. The purpose of this course is for graduate students to become informed consumers of research. The course will cover principles of conducting research, including human participants (subjects) and legal steps necessary to follow in protecting participants (the Internal Review Board [IRB] process); different types of qualitative and quantitative research; the development of surveys or questionnaires, interview questions, and other methods of data collection; understanding the validity and reliability of data; a review of descriptive and inferential statistics; and the process of developing a research proposal.

Course Code: GS 503

1/23/2023 - 3/19/2023

Online

MEL students only

Fundamentals of Research Methods - 2023 Spring GS 503

This course is a review of the fundamental principles of research in social sciences. The purpose of this course is for graduate students to become informed consumers of research. The course will cover principles of conducting research, including human participants (subjects) and legal steps necessary to follow in protecting participants (the Internal Review Board [IRB] process); different types of qualitative and quantitative research; the development of surveys or questionnaires, interview questions, and other methods of data collection; understanding the validity and reliability of data; a review of descriptive and inferential statistics; and the process of developing a research proposal.

Course Code: GS 503

1/23/2023 - 3/19/2023

Online

MS Teaching students only

Fundamentals of Research Methods - 2023 Spring GS 503

This course is a review of the fundamental principles of research in social sciences. The purpose of this course is for graduate students to become informed consumers of research. The course will cover principles of conducting research, including human participants (subjects) and legal steps necessary to follow in protecting participants (the Internal Review Board [IRB] process); different types of qualitative and quantitative research; the development of surveys or questionnaires, interview questions, and other methods of data collection; understanding the validity and reliability of data; a review of descriptive and inferential statistics; and the process of developing a research proposal.

Course Code: GS 503

3/27/2023 - 5/21/2023

Online

To Be Announced

MS Teaching students only

Fundamentals of Research Methods - 2023 Summer GS 503

This course is a review of the fundamental principles of research in social sciences. The purpose of this course is for graduate students to become informed consumers of research. The course will cover principles of conducting research, including human participants (subjects) and legal steps necessary to follow in protecting participants (the Internal Review Board [IRB] process); different types of qualitative and quantitative research; the development of surveys or questionnaires, interview questions, and other methods of data collection; understanding the validity and reliability of data; a review of descriptive and inferential statistics; and the process of developing a research proposal.

Course Code: GS 503

6/5/2023 - 8/6/2023

Online

To Be Announced

MS Tch stdts;break 7/3-7/9

Fundamentals of Research Methods - 2023 Summer GS 503

This course is a review of the fundamental principles of research in social sciences. The purpose of this course is for graduate students to become informed consumers of research. The course will cover principles of conducting research, including human participants (subjects) and legal steps necessary to follow in protecting participants (the Internal Review Board [IRB] process); different types of qualitative and quantitative research; the development of surveys or questionnaires, interview questions, and other methods of data collection; understanding the validity and reliability of data; a review of descriptive and inferential statistics; and the process of developing a research proposal.

Course Code: GS 503

6/5/2023 - 8/6/2023

Online

To Be Announced

MBA stdnts; break 7/3-7/9