Communication Research Methods

COMM-211

Introduction to the research tools necessary to locate, understand, evaluate, and synthesize social scientific arguments regarding communication processes. Curriculum includes the philosophy of the social sciences, measurement issues, basic experimental design, and an introduction to statistics. Students gain the skills necessary to interpret scientific arguments and conduct their own, original investigation of a major communication theory. The studies are designed to resolve an argument between competing perspectives for a communication outcome. QL

Credits: 

3

Department: 

Communication Studies