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CYB 515 - Research Methods

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CYB 515 - Research Methods

This course provides a broad and deep understanding of the research methods for conducting research. It teaches students the research methodologies of qualitative, quantitative, mixed-methods, and Design Science Research (DSR). The course gives the basic processes of choosing a research topic, choosing the research methodology, forming the research question, conducting a literature review, forming the conceptual concept, conducting and documenting the research, ensuring validity and reliability, communicating the research results, and ensuring all research approval documents are completed.

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