Course Overview

Role of applied research methods in developing effective communication in professional and personal settings. As a result of this class, students will be able to understand the research process used in applied communication studies from inception to implementation, including (a) choosing and narrowing a research topic, (b) researching the literature surrounding that topic, (c) justifying the need for research in a particular area, (d) formulating research questions & hypotheses, and (e) selecting appropriate methods to study that topic.

Course Details

  • Course credit hours: 3