Learn to identify how variables are measured and be able to apply forms of instrumentation such as surveys. An introduction to IBM SPSS will be presented.
Survey research has become an important component of the public agency data analyst’s toolbox. Explain how survey research has been used to support and analyze policy decisions by Criminal Justice administrators.
Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
Develop an understanding and appreciation for the importance of empirical research in public administration and policy.
Identify which research designs and data collection strategies are best suited to a research question of interest.
Develop research questions and testable hypotheses linked to existing theory or research