Research problems

  1. Discuss methods commonly used in selecting a research problem 2. Identify
    potential sources for conducting a literature review 3. Understand criteria for writing a
    high-quality literature review 4. Describe the five steps in developing a conceptual
    framework 5. Discuss issues to consider in creating research questions 6. Understand
    the types of variables used in research 7. List the four important characteristics of highquality hypotheses 8. Discuss the three major research designs, or modes of inquiry, and
    their strengths and weaknesses 9. Understand the relationship and differences between
    a population and a sample 10. Discuss the different types of probability and
    nonprobability sampling techniques 11. Describe how to select an appropriate sample
    size 12. Discuss the concept of reliability and its types 13. Discuss the concept of validity
    and its types 14. Explain the concept of nonresponse bias in data collection 15. Describe
    strategies for increasing survey response rates 16. Understand the process of data
    coding 17. Discuss the four scales of measurement and provide examples of variables
    belonging in each one 18. Understand the four types of descriptive statistics 19 Describe
    the inferential statistics concepts of statistical significance, error, power, and effect size
    20 List the factors used to select an appropriate statistical design 21. Identify the
    components of drawing conclusions at the end of the research proces 22. Describe the
    process of presenting research at an academic conference 23. Understand how to select
    a journal to target for submission of a manuscript 24. Identify the major structural
    components of a research article or manuscript 25. Describe the process for submitting a
    manuscript to a journal for review

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