FAEN 701: Advanced Research Methods


The course will provide students with more specialized knowledge and skills for designing quantitative research at the doctoral level, including understanding multivariate data analysis and applying more advanced statistical concepts. The topics covered include: Exploration of classical quantitative research designs and common statistical tests; importance of quality assurance and ethical and social change implications of conducting quantitative research and producing knowledge; statistical analysis from problem-solving perspective with emphasis on selecting appropriate statistical tests for research design; use of software to calculate statistics and interpret and present results.