MMIS_525_Syllabus

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©2010 Friends University 1 of 20 Online Graduate School MMIS 525 Research Methods Syllabus Karlene Sanborn, Ed.D.
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©2010 Friends University 2 of 20 Instructor Information Karlene Sanborn, Ed.D. e Mail: sanbornk@friends.edu (Preferred method of contact) Phone: 316 321 0822 (4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday Saturday) About the Instructor: Karlene Sanborn has earned a B.S. in Management from Park University, a M.A. in Management Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Sanborn taught full time for 18 years at the college/university level and served as program director for several undergraduate and graduate programs. She currently teaches as an Adjunct Professor, owns, and operates a plant nursery in which she grows orchids. Course Description An introduction to applied research methodologies. The use of analytical tools for data analysis, literature searches, survey development, and the application of APA documentation style will result in a formal written proposal, which may serve as the basis for each student’s Special Project in Management. 3 Cr. Hours. Position in Curriculum: This course is required for the MMIS degree. http://catalog.friends.edu Overview and Course Goals This course provides students with a set of sequential assignments in which he/she selects a topic for research, decides the appropriate approach and research design for that topic, writes a problem (thesis) statement, performs a literature review (search), prepares a sentence outline for a proposal, writes a proposal for research. The use of American Psychological Association’s (APA) documentation is a requirement for all Assignments. In addition, activities and forum discussions will provide information on the use of productivity software (Office 2007) to facilitate efficiency and effectiveness in preparing assignments and will include an overview of research design and strategy. Course goals are to: provide tools that enable students to recognize the value of clear, concise, professional writing. guide students through the process of writing a research proposal. encourage students to continue inquiry related to their research proposals throughout their program of studies
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©2010 Friends University 3 of 20 Topical Outline Research Design Research Topic Problem (Thesis) Statement Literature Search and Reference List Outline of Research Proposal Research Proposal APA Documentation and Style Using Technology in Writing and Research Course Outcomes After completing this course, students will be able to: Apply APA documentation and style to writing assignments. Select and use appropriate software to perform data analysis. Access information resources to perform scholarly research.
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