SCIE 4490 Research Methods

(B) Bachelors
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OBIS) OS - Biological Sciences
3 credits

This course will present a broad theoretical outline for the design and implementation of research projects. Topics to be covered include problem definition, principles of design, sampling, measurement concepts, and research proposal preparation. Although this is not a course in statistics, a brief overview of univariate and bivariate statistics will be presented. This course will also cover the presentation of results, including graphics. It is assumed that the student will have some background in basic statistics and have some familiarity with computers. Prerequisite: MATH 3020 or MATH 3020H or MATH 2020 or MATH 2020H. Frequency: Every Even Winter. (Description Last Updated: Summer I 2016 (201650))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Present a broad theoretical outline for the design and implementation of research projects.
  2. Explain principles of design, sampling, measurement concepts, and research proposal preparation.
  3. Describe briefly univariate and bivariate statistics.
  4. Present a research paper on research methods with applications in a specific area of study.
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