At the conclusion of this module, the objectives listed below should be mastered by the learner:

Concept 1: Understanding Research Components

  • Identify important ethical issues in conducting research
  • Identify characteristics of quantitative and qualitative research in each of the six steps of research
  • Define the term 'variable' and identify the types of variables in quantitative research
  • Define a central phenomenon in qualitative research
  • Describe the process of obtaining permissions to study individuals and research sites

Concept 2: Implementing Research Processes

  • Describe the measurement scales used in research
  • Describe the process of Data collection and Analysis
  • Identify and utilize basic statistical analysis in research
  • Identify types of sampling procedures
  • Define Descriptive Statistics
  • Interpret and describe the process of reporting results
  • Identify steps in defining a Research problem