Master of Science in Occupational Science - Research Methods and Literacy OCCU 6511   Research Methods and Literacy
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course provides an introduction to theories and epistemologies underpinning qualitative and quantitative research methods, and examines how these perspectives frame a research problem, methodological approach, data collection, data analysis, and dissemination. A range of naturalistic and experimental research methodologies and methods, common to the study of human occupation, will be introduced. Goals of the course are to be able to apply knowledge to appraising the research literature and to developing proficiency in designing and pursuing research projects. Students will have the opportunity to explore perspectives and methodologies relevant to their own research. Please note that while you may use the research proposal you develop in this course as a basis for developing a research proposal for your graduate degree or professional environment, assignments for this course must satisfy the requirements of this course and may not be completely transferrable to other contexts.
FORMAT: Online Delivery
PREREQUISITES: Open to graduate students and Special Student-Graduate Studies in any field, by permission of instructor.
RESTRICTIONS: Open to graduate students and Special Student-Graduate Studies in any field, by permission of instructor.