MCom 600 | Seminar in Research Methods
Scope and methods of research in mass communication, including review of literature, statement of research problem, research design, collection and analysis of data and information, and writing the research report. Seminar emphasizes understanding the research process, interpreting research findings, assessing the quality and ethical implications of a research study, and applying research methods to analyze current issues in the field of journalism and mass communication.
Limited to Mass Communication Graduate Students
Mass Communication Graduate Program
MCom600 Learning Objectives
Overall Learning Goal: Develop critical thinking about the nature of research, its purpose, and how research evidence is used to understand the world, establish facts, and inform decision-making. Students will apply research practices to analyze and evaluate the role of news media and culture of journalism in the hyper-connected participatory culture. Specifically, students will be able to: