This second dissertation seminar supports students’ process of data collection.
Focus of this seminar is on obtaining IRB approval and on the process of
data collection, qualitative approaches/quantitative measurement, coding,
and data entry. The seminar includes: (1) discussion of ethical conduct of
research; (2) discussion of research approaches and methodologies;
(3) theoretical and conceptual approaches to data collection and subsequent
approaches to analysis; and (4) critiques and discussion of students’ work. Grading: Pass/Fail; Prerequisite: GNRS 780