Course Descriptions

Prevention Science

PSC 7203
Applied Research Methods and Skills 3: Mixed Methods Research
3 credits

An introduction to mixed methods research as a distinct methodology in prevention science research. Topics include the value and use of this approach, philosophical assumptions, various types of design, and approaches to designing and conducting mixed methods research. Highlights the strengths, limitations and conditions of quality for specific data collection and analysis methods in the context of particular research methodologies. Includes an exploration of software innovations that support digital data storage, display and analyses. Lastly, explores the principles of ethical research practice and guides students to incorporate ethics concerns into their research.

Prerequisite(s): PSC 7201 and PSC 7202