Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Requirement Designation:
Upper Division Communication/Writing
Course Attribute:
Upper Division Communication/Writing
Sustainability - Limited
Description
This course introduces students to systematic methods that organize the research process and the multiple forms of research that it includes. The course explains the logic of research design, explores some common forms of data-gathering (such as interviews, surveys, observation, etc.), and links them to issues of data reporting. The course provides basic research skills for use to students as either original producers or critical consumers of social research.