Contemp Design & Meth IINURSE-GN 3352, Credits, (Spring)
Students will continue their examination of methodological rigor in the research processes of measurement, instrument design, data collection and analysis. Students will also explore alternative research approaches, including mixed methods designs and secondary analysis. The strengths and limitations of various approaches to data collection will be examined. Strategies for enhancing rigor and minimizing measurement error will be discussed. Special attention will be paid to the development of culturally relevant and sensitive measures and procedures for data collection with diverse populations.