Aug 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
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PSM 606 - Research Methods

(3 credits)

Instruction in research methods, including designing, planning and conducting research. Students will gain experience in background research using scientific literature, experimental design, writing a research proposal, planning a research budget, data quality control and assurance procedures, preparing for field and laboratory research, settling realistic goals and deadlines for project completion, and verbal and written presentation. Course activities and lectures will be adapted into specific student projects. Some lecturing, but the course delivery style will emphasize the value and importance of peer-to-peer review, discussion, and collaboration in completing scientific research. Prerequisite: Admission to the PSM Program or permission of the instructor. Grade only. Offered annually.

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