2016-2017 Graduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Dec 05, 2020  
2016-2017 Graduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PC 914 - Quantitative Research Methods I

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: PC 755 . Restricted to M.S.-Ph.D. and Ph.D. students. An overview of the philosophy of science and its application to research. Focuses on quantitative research designs. Topics include constructing testable hypotheses, significance testing, randomization and sample selection, power, factorial designs, interactions, and quasi-experimentation. Issues of internal and external validity, generalization of research results, research ethics, scale development, and critical analysis of published research are addressed. Students are expected to develop a research proposal and to participate in data collection.



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