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EENG 8430 - Applied Research Methods

Environmental Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

​The learners are presented to a variety of research methods and techniques needed for the preparation of their graduating and research projects in general. Starting off with critical analysis of scientific papers both from natural and social sciences, learners are preparing background information for their research, annotated bibliographies, literature review and selecting appropriate research methods. Quantitative and qualitative research methods will be presented along with examples for their application. Preparation and presentation of project proposal which also includes proposing sustainable solutions and recommendations are the main goal of the course

Prerequisite(s)

Completed Term 1 and Term 2 courses.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$728.59

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 45975

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Olga Petrov

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$728.59

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Pre-Requisite(s): All Term 1 and Term 2 courses under the New EET Program Matrix. Approval required prior to registration, please contact Program Assistant bcit_eeng@bcit.ca
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Critically analyze engineering and scientific peer reviewed publication.
  • Properly define project scope.
  • Employ different research designs such as: ex post facto and experimental.
  • Select an appropriate research method.
  • Apply statistical tools for results analyses.
  • Prepare a research proposal including the research topic background information, literature review, research methods, statistical data presentation, and project milestones.
  • Present results in a logical and professional manner.
  • Relate engineering and scientific issues with environment and society.
  • Apply principles of sustainability to engineering and scientific projects.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

EENG 8430 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Environmental Engineering
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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