Research Design: Critical Appraisal of Information
Understanding how research is structured and conducted is a vital skill in the public sector. Introduces students to essential skills and components of the research process, weaknesses, and strengths. Key issues in research ethics and design are explored, including: research and data validity, measurement, qualitative methods, sampling, survey research techniques, questionnaire design, research design, measures of central tendency, dispersion, correlation, and computer-based analyses.
Graduate course in the Public Administration program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.