Research for Strategic Communication (3)
Course Level: Graduate
This course is an introduction to quantitative and qualitative research methods in communication. Students use research for program management, planning, diagnosing, and evaluating public relations programs. Includes development of theoretical rationales and research questions; measurement; sampling; survey and experimental design, content analysis, focus groups and in-depth interviews, data analysis techniques, interpretation of results, and emerging trends in research. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: admission to M.A. program in Public Communication or International Media or Political Communication.