Research Design and Methods
Through this course, students will learn principles of good research design, and will be trained in a variety of methods for social science research. By the end of this course, students will have used this training to develop a proosal for a theoretically innovative research project, including laying out valid and reliable methods for answering the research question. By the end of this course, students will have developed the ability to effectivey critique research designs and assess the relative validity and reliability of other research projects. This includes the skills to critically assess the connections between evidence and theoretical claims in social science research.