2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

ENGR 7701 - Research Methods, Writing, and Ethics


This course aims at improving the ability of graduate students to conduct research, which includes, but is not limited to, literature searches and interpretation, experimental design and execution, data collection and processing, scientific writing and report preparation. Students will work through a series of exercises in preparation for reading and writing tasks in their graduate studies, such as a dissertation, scientific journal manuscript, and conference poster. Exercises include search and analysis of research articles, discussions on research ethics, experimental design, peer review of student writing samples, and presentation of scientific findings. All these activities will allow students to develop scientific questions and hypotheses, to design sound scientific experiments, and to present their research findings effectively and professionally Cross-listed with ENGR 6780 . 3 credits.