Descrip, Correl & Exper Research Design
Extends understanding of problem analysis and decisions related to design of a research study. Research methods appropriate to correlational, experimental, and quasi-experimental designs critically examined and applied.
Research Ethics and Protection of Human Subjects
The ethical tenets guiding the conduct of research and scientific integrity are examined. The rights of human participants and the role and function of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) are emphasized. Strategies for addressing and minimizing ethical conflicts in research are explored.