Course: Dissertation Workshop

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Lecture Materials

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» Lecture 1: Developing a Research Proposal

Slides (PDF; 118 KB)

MP3 Audio: Part A (9,896 KB); Part B (15,415 KB)

» Lecture 2: Identifying Measurable Variables & Specifying Their Relationships

Slides (PDF; 161 KB)

MP3 Audio: Part A (9,333 KB); Part B (7,261 KB); Part C (15,322 KB)

» Lecture 3: Sampling Design Alternatives

Slides (PDF; 224 KB)

MP3 Audio: Part A (9,813 KB); Part B (15,228 KB)

» Lecture 4: Issues in Quantitative Data Collection for Social & Behavioral Research

Slides (PDF; 123 KB)

MP3 Audio: Part A (8,659 KB); Part B (8,437 KB); Part C (14,744 KB)

» Lecture 5: Qualitative Methodology

Slides (PDF; 311 KB)

MP3 Audio: Part A (7,934 KB); Part B (11,517 KB); Part C (6,750 KB)

» Lecture 6: Design and Analysis for Operations Research

Slides (PDF; 145 KB)

MP3 Audio: Part A (10,579 KB); Part B (12.401 KB); Part C (11.673 KB)

» Lecture 7: Discussion

Slides (PDF; 110 KB)

MP3 Audio: Part A (12.4 MB)