This course covers techniques and skill development for researching and writing a thesis. Topics include distinction between quantitative and qualitative research and the uses, advantages and disadvantages of each, Word style sheets and use of a thesis template to enforce the required style sheet, common parts of a research paper/thesis, description and implementation of the proposal writing process, ethical perspectives and implications for research, and problem areas in technical writing and critical thinking.
Note: This course is graded P/F. Completion of the course will count as one hour of thesis credit but will not trigger the requirement for continuing registration. For applied linguistics see AL5190.
Course DetailsLevel: Master's Level
Credit hours: 1
Term(s) course is offered: Spring/Fall
Prerequisites: Completion of at least 5 graduate courses
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