Research Design

EDU 7281 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Focuses on turning a research question into a potential thesis. Emphasizes effective alignment of problem, purpose, question, theory, and method. Offers students an opportunity to examine various qualitative and quantitative research designs and to explore the role of theory in each design. Encourages students to seek to gain a clear understanding of methodology and the different approaches and theories scholars have used to investigate their area of interest. Seeks to guide students through the process of creating a detailed outline that articulates all design components of their theses.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 00
CRN 70478
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Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 09/18/2017 to 12/16/2017
Notes Students register for this section and then will be placed with a specific instructor and assigned to a course section one week prior to the course start date. Students will be notified of their placement via Husky email. Syllabi and textbook information is the same for all sections of the course.
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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