INFO-I 575 Informatics Research Design
Full spectrum of research concepts, designs, and methodologies used in informatics research, from quantitative to qualitative research; from deterministic, hypothesis-driven experimental designs to a posteriori discovery through data mining. Philosophical foundations to practical applications. Provides the conceptual framework in which the informatics graduate student may develop their own research agenda.
- Evaluate the research literature critically.
- Assess the research designs of published research articles.
- Formulate specific research aims or questions within a topic area.
- Determine appropriate research methods to answer particular research questions.
- Analyze data using qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods.
- Critique peers’ research designs and provide generative feedback.
- Design a research project and develop a corresponding research proposal.