OTH 669 : Research Seminar I
This seminar is a continuation of a curricular sequence designed to provide students with an opportunity to conduct research. Prerequisites for this seminar include successful completion of OTH 567 and the on-line research certification course. Throughout the seminar students will perform critical reading exercises and facilitate in-class discussions intended to develop new understandings about research. Students will work in research teams and participate in a variety of tasks including: obtaining study approval with the Institutional Review Board, collecting quantitative and qualitative data to address the research questions proposed in their studies, and exploring preliminary interpretations with their research sites. This course will further prepare students to complete their final research project.