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NURS 773 Perspectives on Research Design
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology, Nursing Knowledge Development: Theory, Philosophy and Science
https://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/vcucourses/?m=detail&s=NURS&c=773&t=201530

 

Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: PhD

IPE: No

Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University

Pre-requisites: philosophy of science course and a nursing theory course

Course Description: Analyzes philosophical foundations of a variety of research designs. Explores assumptions underlying the selection and evaluation of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods designs. Focuses on the epistemological, ontological and methodological foundations of research design and implications for knowledge development.

 

Method of Instruction: blended

Delivery Platform: Blackboard

Campus visits required: 0

Course Contact: Fonda Neal

email: sonnexus@vcu.edu

 

Tuition: $825/credit hour

 

Other considerations: Upon completion of this course, the student will: 1. Evaluate epistemological, ontological and methodological foundations of specific qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research designs. 2. Evaluate criteria for selection and analysis of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research designs. 3. Analyze specific components of design sensitivity integral to quantitative research design. 4. Integrate conceptual and empirical knowledge in the student’s selected area of inquiry from the perspective of research design.

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

SPRING 2018

Section: C02
Instructor:Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D.
Seats:2
Credits: 3 / Semester



SPRING 2019

Section: C01
Instructor:Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D.
Seats:2
Credits: 3 / Semester



SUMMER 2017

Section: C01
Instructor:Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D.
Seats:3
Credits: 3 / Semester



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