This course will provide an opportunity for students to establish a basic understanding of research through exploration of research language, ethics and approaches.  Students will be able to employ MLA formats for citations of print and electronic materials.

This course is designed to provide students with the practical tools of doing  research and the theoretical background for critiquing and designing research on various topics. We will focus on basic qualitative methods and quantitative methods enabling students to design a research project addressing specific and testable questions.