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RESEARCH DESIGN
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectStatistics
Number & Suffix: 120
Full UC Title: RESEARCH DESIGN 
Transcript Title: RESEARCH DESIGN 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The purpose of this course is to help political science and economics majors build essential skills for understanding and conducting empirical research. This course should be particularly beneficial for students who were discouraged by a course on basic statistics; they will learn that conducting empirical research is a fundamentally different exercise, which can be fun and rewarding. Topics to be covered include: basic research and data collection practices, how to analyze data, how to test research questions, bivariate and multivariate regression models. The course combines lectures by the instructor and in-class data analysis using a statistical software (Stata). Assessment: In class quizzes (15%), final paper (40%), participation (15%), other (30%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: RESEARCH DESIGN 
Partner University Department: Political Science and Economics 
Partner University Course Number: STAX201L