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Stanley Tanyi Asah
CFR 504
Seattle Campus

Research Processes in Forest Resources

Comprehensive survey of research processes for entering graduate students. Diagnostic and prescriptive evaluation of student research capabilities. Problem and hypothesis formulation, study design, multi-method strategies for gathering and analyzing data, and interpretation and presentation of results.

Class description

The course is intended to help: (i) Develop and focus research questions; (ii) Choose a research strategy & Design inquiry; (iii) Initiate data collection via Interviews, Surveys & Field Observations; (iv) Analyze Data; & (v) Write a thesis/dissertation project proposal.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, group exercises, field observations, practicing research

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Stanley Tanyi Asah
Date: 02/19/2011