Research Methods in Mass Communication
CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Thursday, August 23, 2012
General Information: Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. All students must be present, either in person or online, for the class sessions on Mondays, 6 - 9 p.m. USC Columbia students will be required to attend classes in the Swearingen Engineering Center, Room 2A11; all other students will view classes via the Internet and may call in with questions during class. Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.
Official Course Session Dates: Course Begin/End and Drop/Add/Withdrawal
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Registrars Office graduate listing for this course
Instructor: Sei-hill Kim
Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Methods and techniques of quantitative mass communications research: content analysis; survey research applications; media effects studies.
Prerequisites: Statistics competency and permission of instructor
Information is accurate as of
December 19, 2012, 1:00 am
(Subject to change)
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.