Research Methods in Music and Multi-media
MUS-N 521/ 3 Cr.
Introduction to the underlying principles and concepts of technology-based studies in the arts. Emphasis on the integration of scientific methodology, descriptive and inferential techniques, and multimedia instrumentation in project development.
- Available Online: Yes
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: Yes
Edmonds, W. A., & Kennedy, T. D. (2016). An applied guide to research designs: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Understand basic terminology used in research studies
- Understand the role of aims, hypotheses, and research questions in determining research designs.
- Apply the scientific method in designing a project of interest.
- Apply appropriate analytic strategies based on research questions and type of data
- Interpret results of data analysis in relation to research question
Quasi-experimental and experimental research for quantitative methods, including between- and within-subject approaches.
Non-experimental research for quantitative methods, including observational and survey approaches.
Non-experimental research for qualitative methods, including grounded theory, ethnographic, phenomenological, and narrative approaches.
Quasi-experimental, experimental, and non-experimental research for mixed methods, including convergent-parallel, embedded, explanatory, and exploratory approaches.