An overview of the qualitative and quantitative research approaches specific to the various disciplinary areas in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education. Underlying assumptions of both qualitative and quantitative research are discussed and the respective research processes are reviewed. Other topics include: the role of the researcher, selecting and developing a research problem; reviewing the literature; developing research hypotheses; issues in measurement; data collection issues, writing research proposals; research ethics; and communicating the results of research.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 573, PE 573.
Formerly: PE 573
Graduate course in the Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.