The course is designed to help the students develop the skills needed for designing a research project. Topics include the following: Formulating a research question; working with concepts; generating hypotheses; measuring variables, choosing research methods—quantitative, qualitative, or multi-method research designs—and recognizing each method’s strengths and limitations.
Method of Instruction
500 pp; Readings available through Blackboard or from the instructor.
Critique Paper, Research Design Paper, in class participation.
Pieter de la Courtbuilding, Leiden:
Monday 28 March till 23 May, 15.00-17.00 hrs., 5B04. (except 25 April Eastern Monday)