How do Students Learn to Conduct Academic Research?
Courses in research methods introduce students to the core processes involved in conducting scientific research – selecting a topic, designing and conducting the study, analyzing the data and drawing conclusions based on the findings. As part of the course, students become aware of the core values involved in the ethics of scientific inquiry, such as honesty and objectivity. In addition, students develop core skills required for academic research, such as searching the Internet for resources and using software programs to do statistical analyses.
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