COUN7537: Research and Statistics

Class Program
Credits 3

This course provides an introduction to research from a consumer's point of view. Includes research literature; design considerations including sampling, surveys, and statistical tests. Students must prepare a research proposal as part of the course requirements. An introductory level course in statistics, designed to develop a basic understanding of descriptive and inferential statistical tools. The focus of the course is application of statistics for understanding research articles and the selection of appropriate statistical tools for field research and program evaluation.