Communication Research Methods
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Goals: To introduce a range of research methods used in studying communication; to develop an understanding of the purposes of communication research; to learn how to design a research project; to identify strengths and limitations of various research methods; to develop an appreciation of ethical issues in research. Content: Various types of research methods, both qualitative and quantitative, such as experimental research, survey research, ethnographic research, textual analysis, content analysis, historical/critical research. Taught: Annually. Prerequisite: COMM 1100 or consent of instructor. This course must be completed by the end of the junior year to be eligible for departmental honors. It is also a prerequisite for the Senior Research Seminar (COMM 5900). Credits: 4
Gaetano, George, "COMM3300-01.Communication Research Methods.Sp16.Gaetano,George" (2016). Syllabi. 6640.