2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Aug 18, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RSCH 8100Y - Research Theory, Design, and Methods


(4 cr.) Students in this research course are provided with the opportunity to develop core knowledge and skills for understanding, analyzing, and designing research at the doctoral level. Students explore the philosophy of science, the importance of theory in research, and research processes. The course also introduces students to the quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method research designs and methods. Students devote special attention to understanding the ethical and social change implications of conducting research and engaging in scholarship. They apply their knowledge and skills by developing elements of simple research plans for quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods studies. (Prerequisite(s): a Foundation course or first course in a program.)



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