Research Methods in Mass Communication
CLASS SESSION: Thursday, August 21, 2014-Friday, December 05, 2014
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 live 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.
Course Delivery Type: Over 50% Web Delivery: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc.
Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.
(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
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
March 6, 2015, 12:34 pm
(Subject to change)
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