Philosophies of critical inquiry. Principles of designing, conducting, and reporting social science investigations.
Course Outline: 
Lesson 1: Introduction to Research Methods
Lesson 2: Concepts, Operational Definitions, & Variables
Lesson 3: Levels of Measurement & Data Coding
Lesson 4: Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Writing the Introduction Section
Lesson 5: Reliability and Validity
Lesson 6: Sampling
Lesson 7: Experimental Designs
Lesson 8: Threats to Internal and External Validity
Lesson 9: Repeated Measures, Single Subjects, and Factorial Designs
Lesson 10: Descriptive Research
Lesson 11: Univariate Statistics
Lesson 12: Bivariate and Multivariate Statistics
Lesson 13: Qualitative Research
Lesson 14: Research Ethics