Canadian workshop

Modules 

  1. The logic of scientific reasoning and the nature of doing political research
  2. Elements of research design - Formulating a research problem and hypotheses
  3. Strategies for testing hypotheses or building theory - Quantitative vs. qualitative
  4. Experimental research designs
  5. Non-experimental research designs
  6. Components of a research paper
  7. Causality
  8. MeasurementAn introduction to some key concepts
  9. Populations and samples
  10. Indexes
  11. Factor analysis
  12. Quantitative methods - Descriptive vs. inferential statistics
  13. Quantitative methods - Representative samples: random sampling, sampling error
  14. Quantitative methods - Probability theory and the normal distribution
  15. Quantitative methods - Uni-variate analysis
  16. Quantitative methods - Bi-variate analysis
  17. Quantitative methods - Multi-variate analysis
  18. Qualitative methods - Case study research
  19. Qualitative methods - Comparative case studies
  20. Qualitative methods - Interviews and focus groups
  21. Qualitative methods - Participant observation
  22. Mixed methods
  23. Research ethics 

 Canadian Context Group

  • Erick Lachapelle, Université de Montréal
  • Mebs Kanji, Concordia University
  • Loleen Berdahl, University of Saskatchewan
  • Andrea Kalmin, York University
  • Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant, Queen’s University
  • Andrea Lawlor, McGill University
  • Jessica Merolli, McMaster University
  • Ata-Ul Munim, McMaster University
  • Michael Painter-Main, University of Toronto
  • Soheyla Salari, Concordia University
  • Halina Sapeha, McMaster University
  • Anthony Sealey, University of Toronto

 Wiki Group

  • Michelle Dion, McMaster University 
  • Renan Levine, University of Toronto-Scarborough
  • Todd Alway, McMaster University
  • Marc Bodet, Université Laval
  • Emily Clough, Newcastle University
  • Chris Lawrence, Virginia Tech
  • Shane Nordyke, University of South Dakota
  • Jason Roy, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Daniel Rubenson, Ryerson University
  • Peter J. Yacobucci, Buffalo State College, SUNY

  VERSION FRANÇAISE

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