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Title: BADM 486-02, Senior Seminar - Research Section, Spring 2009
Authors: Birnbaum, Dee
Keywords: Syllabus;Text;Curriculum;Business Administration;2009 Spring
Issue Date: 14-Jan-2009
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn. : Rhodes College
Series/Report no.: CRN Syllabi;29545
Abstract: Students will learn to: 1. Search on-line data bases for scholarly articles; 2. Identify a body of literature in the social/behavioral sciences that is applicable to the solution of practical business problems and write a critical review of this literature; 3. Identify and delineate a feasible research project from the body of literature in #2; 4. Write a testable hypothesis that follows from #3; 5. Write a comprehensive research proposal that includes methods for collecting and analyzing data using the project outlined in #3; 6. Distinguish among different types of research, e.g. qualitative versus quantitative, applied versus basic, macro-level versus micro-level; 7. Identify and distinguish among the different paradigms that form the basic assumptions underlying different research philosophies; 8. Distinguish between reliability and validity; 9. Distinguish among the different types of reliability and validity; 10. Identify strengths and weaknesses of different research designs and methods; 11. Operationalize (concretize) abstract concepts.
Description: This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
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