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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


COMM 2820 Research Methods in Communication Studies

Course description

Covers social scientific methods to solve communication research problems empirically. Topics include basic principles of social scientific research, random sampling, questionnaire design, experimental research design, focus group techniques, content analysis, and basic descriptive and inferential statistics. Students also learn basic data manipulation, presentation, and analysis techniques using SPSS and EXCEL.


COMM 2820 001-LEC On-campus 6-week session

Session:6-week session
Class dates:June 25-August 7, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:M-F 1 PM - 2:15 PM Kennedy Hall 101
Max. enroll:20
Restrictions:Students must have completed at least one college-level semester by the time they begin this summer course.
To enroll:Enroll online or submit a paper enrollment form. Enroll now.

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