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EENG 8430 - Applied Research Methods

Environmental Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$743.05

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 45975

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Ray Koenig

Course Outline

Cost

$743.05

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Students are responsible for completion of pre-requisites - all Term 1 and Term 2 courses under the EE Program Matrix. PRIOR to the course start, students are strongly advised to select a project topic of interest and secure an adviser for the duration of EENG 8430 and EENG 8460. Approval required prior to registration, please email request to Program Assistant bcit_eeng@bcit.ca - include your BCIT ID A#.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 48697

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Zahra Tooyserkani

Course Outline

Cost

$743.05

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Students are responsible for completion of pre-requisites - all Term 1 and Term 2 courses under the EE Program Matrix. PRIOR to the course start, students are strongly advised to select a project topic of interest and secure an adviser for the duration of EENG 8430 and EENG 8460. Approval required prior to registration, please email request to Program Assistant bcit_eeng@bcit.ca - include your BCIT ID A#.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 87438

Fri Jan 07 - Fri Apr 22 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 22 Online

Instructor

Ray Koenig

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$743.05

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. RESERVED: Course registration is restricted to students currently admitted in the EET program. Students must have completed all Term 1 & 2 courses. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must email Program Assistant bcit_eeng@bcit.ca for permission to take this course. Include your BCIT ID A#. At the start of this course, students should select a project topic of interest and secure an expert, adviser for the duration of EENG 8430 and EENG 8460. Students should enroll in EENG 8430 in the term just prior to EENG 8460. No class during Reading break: Feb 14-18.

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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