Data Collection Planning for Dissertation
The purpose of this course is to assist students in collecting research data with tests, self-report measures, questionnaires, interviews, observations, documents, or audio-visual materials. Students may use multiple data collection techniques based on the research design of their dissertation proposals. In order for students to understand the concepts of data collection, students will review the elements of research design and planning that leads up to the data collection procedure. Emphasis is placed on enhancing the quality and credibility of the qualitative data and building the validity and reliability of the quantitative data.