RSC885 - Research Project

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Subject Title
Research Project

Subject Description
Building on the proposal developed in the Research Methods course, students conduct and report on a capstone project while adhering to ethical guidelines. This course provides students with an opportunity to collect and evaluate data and make recommendations and conclusions on the basis of the analysis of the research findings.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Collect data to support the investigation of a research question and/or test a hypothesis.
  2. Analyze data using methods consistent with a given research design.
  3. Interpret research findings to formulate recommendations and conclusions.
  4. Adhere to ethical guidelines and principles to complete a research project.
  5. Discuss the limitations of a research project and recommend future research.
  6. Report the research process, findings, and conclusions for a target audience.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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