Research Applications

Course Description

The application of research methods and statistical techniques to a variety of research problems. The student will use these methods and techniques to address hypothetical and real research issues. The student will have developed a research proposal for the capstone project in HUB650 (a prerequisite for the course) and will apply the material learned in this course to further develop and refine the proposal.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate ability to evaluate critical concepts and practices for applying research methods and statistical techniques.
  • Evaluate research approaches and judge their appropriateness for different research problems.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of research designs for specific types of studies and issues.
  • Develop and apply measurement tools to test theories and hypotheses
  • Develop methods for data collection and data analysis to test a research proposition.
  • Prepare an IRB package for the research proposal that adheres to the standards and practices for protection of human research participation


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