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Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS)

HD FS 310M Seminar in Honors--Research Methods (4) Overview of research and methods issues tailored around development of honors thesis proposals.

HD FS 310M Seminar in Honors--Research Methods (4)

HDFS 310M is designed to cover all of the elements in designing a research project. Through a series of written projects, students study the scientific method, research question development, and tools and techniques for data gathering and analysis. The course covers how to take a theory about human development and family studies and develop testable hypotheses/research questions. Students learn the basic skills needed for managing and understanding data; analyzing data; and presenting data. Then, students use real data to practice data management, data analysis, and reporting on data in both oral and written forms.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: permission of Human Development and Family Studies honors adviser

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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