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Course Code: SPST500 Course ID: 3629 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

MUST BE TAKEN AS THE SECOND COURSE IN THE SPACE STUDIES PROGRAM. This course is designed to build the student's ability to organize and conduct research in the space studies discipline, and to enable the student to present findings in a clear, concise, coherent manner. It is devoted to thinking about research logically, creatively, critically, structurally and scientifically. Course material covers qualitative research designs, theory building, role of argumentation in presenting a research report (thesis), as well as describing and analyzing quantitative variables. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY COMPLETED COLLEGE ALGEBRA BEFORE TAKING THIS COURSE

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze sources of data/information related to a given research topic
  • Evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Apply select statistical analysis procedures for quantitative data
  • Present findings in a coherent manner using both written text and graphics

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze sources of data/information related to a given research topic
  • Evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Apply select statistical analysis procedures for quantitative data
  • Present findings in a coherent manner using both written text and graphics
Book Title:Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach, 5th ed. *Note: the price provided is for the VitalSource eBook
ISBN:9781305563834
Publication Info:Cengage
Author:Sherri L. Jackson
Unit Cost:$57.08
Electronic ISBN:9781305563834
Electronic Unit Cost:$57.08
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.