DBA 701 RESEARCH QUESTIONS, CONSTRUCTS AND DESIGN-RESIDENCY


DESCRIPTION

This is a residency course.  This course is designed for students to design research Questions, constructs, Design, define a research topic, and establishing associated research question(s) for his/her dissertation.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Demonstrate understanding of issues relating to the protection of human subjects in research
  2. Develop techniques for focusing the prospectus
  3. Develop criteria for choosing a dissertation committee and enhancing the mentor relationship
  4. Evaluate critically the relationships between problem statement, research questions, literature review, and research design in an existing study
  5. Create a draft prospectus for use in finding a mentor and beginning a research project ‚Äč

PREREQUISITES

None

TEXTBOOK(S)

Dissertations and Theses from Start to Finish (2nd Ed.)

Publisher: American Psychological Association (2006)

Author: John D. Cone; Sharon L. Foster

ISBN: 978-1-59147-362-6

The Mentor’s Guide (2nd Ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2011)

Author(s): Zachary, L. J.

ISBN: 978-0-470-90772-6

Exploring Research (5th Ed.)

Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR (2002)

Author(s): Salkind, N. J.

ISBN: 978-0-13-098352-7

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, contact Academic Affairs academics@uofriverside.com