URSP600 Research Design and Applications

Course

Overview

Faculty Assigned
Credits
3
Term
Fall
Spring

 

Basic concepts in statistics and probability; common data sources used in planning and policy analysis; thinking logically about policy problems and employing quantitative methods when appropriate;  hands-on knowledge of Excel and SPSS software packages and elegant methods of computation in those environments; effective communicate of research findings; and specialized methods used in planning and policy analysis, particularly those designed to describe spatial and temporal phenomena.

Synopsis

Catalog Description

 Field observation techniques; measurement and the research process; conducting focus groups; interview techniques; survey methods; principles of sampling; data and analysis presentations with IGNITE; preparing team presentations and poster sessions; action research / ethics.