University of Applied Research & Development (UARD)

PRICE: $600

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of research design; know why educational research is undertaken, and the audiences that profit from research studies; Identify the overall process of designing a research study from its inception to its report; and present an analysis of ethical issues in educational research, including those issues that arise in using quantitative and qualitative research.

The learning outcomes for the module are as follows:

  1. Understand research terminology
  2. Be aware of the ethical principles of research, ethical challenges and approval processes
  3. Describe quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches to research
  4. Identify the components of a literature review process
  5. Critically analyze published research

Key Topics

  • Foundations
  • Quantitative Research
  • Qualitative Research
  • Mixed Methods Research

Course Duration

18-20 hours with the ability to start/stop/return at any time.

Recommended Participants

This course is for:

  • first responders,
  • active service military,
  • emergency managers and
  • veterans

Take this course to understand the theory behind their practice and increase their professional capacity when responding to a major emergency. This course is also aimed at personnel who form part of the Emergency Response organization.

Belhaven University PLA Credits Assessed: 1

*Please note, there is a maximum number of PLA credits that may be applied to a degree program at Belhaven University.  Refer to their website for the latest on PLA policies.