ENGL 3470 - Approaches to Research in English Studies (QI)
QI Quantitative Intensive 3credits
This course for English majors introduces students to multiple methods of conducting research in English, drawing on both quantitative and qualitative tools. Understanding and using these complementary approaches are particularly appropriate to students in the English Teaching emphasis. The course examines current research, principles of research design, and instruments of data collection. Students collect and analyze data using various tools and software, conduct an actual study, and present research findings orally and in writing. The course also explores the capacities and limitations of specific approaches and methods and gives attention to conducting research ethically.