HRA 4910 (4 credits)

Research Practices and Applications

This course develops competency in principles of research and measurement for use in the professional setting. As an initial course in the program of study, students will learn research methods to apply to program and systems design and evaluation to achieve successful measurement of outcomes and goals. Students will become critical consumers of pertinent literature to provide background and support for the choice and application of proper qualitative and quantitative research methods and data analysis for professional application. Critical thinking through comparing and contrasting cause and effect is used to build logic models. Research, design, and evaluation processes that address issues of implementation, feasibility, and sustainability are emphasized. At the conclusion of this course students will be prepared to apply and clearly communicate the practice of scientific research principles in the professional environment to ensure that the question being asked can be answered through rigorous research and the design and formative assessment of the program or system. Completion of Institutional Review Board (IRB) training via CITI Program is required as a basis for discussion of research ethics and IRB procedures. Competencies gained in this course, including practices of inquiry, self-analysis, and evaluation, will be applied and integrated throughout the course of study and demonstrated in the culminating capstone work of the master's degree. This course is required of all degree-seeking students and should be taken in the first three quarters of enrollment.

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Sections: Summer Quarter 2021

CRN 1689
Credits
4.00
Day/Time/Location
W - 06/14 - 08/20, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ONLINE
Format
Online Synchronous
Instructor

Sections: Summer Quarter 2021

CRN 1698
Credits
4.00
Day/Time/Location
06/14/21 -
08/20/21
Format
Online Asynchronous
Instructor

Sections: Summer Quarter 2021

CRN 1727
Credits
4.00
Day/Time/Location
06/14/21 -
08/20/21
Format
Online Asynchronous
Instructor

Sections: Summer Quarter 2021

CRN 1742
Credits
4.00
Day/Time/Location
06/14/21 -
08/20/21
Format
Online Asynchronous
Instructor

Sections: Summer Quarter 2021

CRN 1748
Credits
4.00
Day/Time/Location
06/14/21 -
08/20/21
Format
Online Asynchronous
Instructor

Tuition Rate

Per Credit: $744

Additional Fees
Technology Fee: $4/credit hour for each class taken for credit
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