Surveying, Appraising and Commissioning Information

Units: 1.5

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 offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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