PBS 650 Public Safety Research & Statistics II
The course is the second is the second of two research-methods and data-analysis courses. The combined coursework will introduce students to various research methods and data analysis techniques useful for academic and professional inquiry. Additionally, the courses focus on identifying the types of methodologies and data analytic techniques best suited for investigating different types of problems and questions. During the second semester, students will learn about the methods of analysis of correlational research with emphasis on creating, using, and analyzing surveys; the methods and analysis of qualitative research including program and policy evaluation; and various practices for disseminating research findings.