This course provides an opportunity for participants to establish or advance their understanding of research through a critical exploration of research language, ethics, and approaches. The course introduces the language of research, ethical principles and challenges, and the elements of the research process within quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches. Participants will use these theoretical underpinnings to begin to critically review literature relevant to their interests and determine how research findings are useful in the field of their research.

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to: