CIS 6913: Research Methods in Computing
Course Description for Research Methods in Computing
Research Methods in Computing
Description: Students completing this course will be prepared to conduct research in the disciplines of computing and become better interpreters of research outcomes produced by others. The issues, concepts, methods, and techniques associated with scientific inquiry in general are covered, including qualitative and quantitative methods. An emphasis is placed on communication skills, creative thinking, problem-solving, and integration of knowledge. Students will select a research problem with the approval of the instructor, review the relevant literature, produce a pertinent prospectus draft, present the proposed work in an oral and/or poster presentation format, and review presentations of peers.