January 29 The Research Process

January 29 The Research Process - January 29, 2008 The...

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January 29, 2008 The Research Process Select a topic and review existing literature Literature review is used for more than just formulating a research question Formulate research questions and hypothesis Design a study and collect data Analyze and interpret data Publish results Generating Research Ideas Researcher’s own interests and experiences i.e.—health communication 1 Healthy People 2010-Summary of Objectives 2 Goal: Use communication strategically to improve health 3 Objectives: Households with internet access Health literacy Research and evaluation of communication programs Quality of internet health information sources Satisfaction with health care providers’ communication skills Real-world problems i.e.—a scientist’s job is to solve problems of the world i.e.—get it from news, government, trends 1 mental illness Theories 1
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course COMM 300 taught by Professor Yanovitsky during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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