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NURS 770 Quantitative Research Design
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology, Quantitative Research Methods and Statistical Analysis,Quantitative Research Methods
https://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/vcucourses/

 

Course Level: Doctoral Foundational

Course Type: PhD

IPE: No

Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University

Pre-requisites: Master's level statistics course.

Course Description: This course provides knowledge and skills for identifying and selecting appropriate designs for quantitative health care research. This course analyzes major groups of research designs for fit with various types of research questions. This course examines strengths and weaknesses of the groups of research designs. This course focuses on elements of research design that enhance rigor.

 

Method of Instruction: blended

Delivery Platform: Blackboard

Campus visits required: no

Course Contact: Fonda Neal

email: fneal@vcu.edu

 

Tuition: $825/semester hour

 

Other considerations: At the conclusion of the course, the student will be able to: 1. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of groups of research designs with regard to adequately addressing selected research questions. 2. Select the appropriate research design for a given research question. 3. Devise implementation strategies that strengthen the rigor of the selected design. 4. Develop a research proposal that includes a theoretical framework, a rigorous design, appropriate methods, and analysis plan.

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

SPRING 2018

Section: C02
Instructor:Deborah McGuire, PhD
Seats:2
Credits: 3 / Semester

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FALL 2017

Section: C11
Instructor:Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D.
Seats:2
Credits: 3 / Semester



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