Introduction to Research Design

Code: OLRN1289

Course description

Knowledge and skills involved in research are often required for academic and workplace progression and development. The course develops the learners’ research literacy by introducing the learner to research concepts, methodologies and techniques used in business, health, engineering, community services, and media. The course examines historical, cultural and worldview (global) perspectives that underlie decisions about research. Participants will also address ethical responsibilities inherent in research processes and products. The goal of the course is to enable to identify and critically interpret research evidence to support their decision-making processes in the work environment and in one’s day-to-day life.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.