Applied Research Design
Based on the formal principles of experimental & survey design, this course prepares students to design sound quantitative research studies that take into account the practical constraints of the real world. Topics include formulating research questions, identifying relevant target populations, selecting & sampling study participants, choosing which predictors to study, defining comparison groups, identifying appropriate measures, determining sample size, & evaluating the outcomes. Appropriate for doctoral students preparing to write a dissertation proposal.
- Old Course Number: E27.2013