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EENG 8430 - Applied Research Methods

Environmental Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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

$714.28

Winter 2020

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

CRN 87438

Fri Jan 10 - Fri Apr 24 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 24 Fri 14:30 - 17:30 Online
Jan 10 - Apr 24 Online

Instructor

Ray Koenig

Course Outline

Cost

$714.28

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Reading break from: February 17 to February 21, 2020

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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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