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INFO-I 575 Informatics Research Design

3 credits

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery: On-Campus
  • Full spectrum of research concepts, designs, and methodologies used in informatics research, from quantitative to qualitative research; from deterministic, hypothesis-driven experimental designs to a posteriori discovery through data mining. Philosophical foundations to practical applications. Provides the conceptual framework in which the informatics graduate student may develop their own research agenda.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Evaluate the research literature critically.
    2. Assess the research designs of published research articles.
    3. Formulate specific research aims or questions within a topic area.
    4. Determine appropriate research methods to answer particular research questions.
    5. Analyze data using qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods.
    6. Critique peers’ research designs and provide generative feedback.
    7. Design a research project and develop a corresponding research proposal.