Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

TCOM 2030 Research in Technical Communication

Prerequisite: TCOM 2010

3-0-3

Introduction to research methods used by practitioners and scholars in technical communication. Students explore the relationship between theory and research and learn how to design and carry out empirical studies using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Emphasis is placed on the research methods used in workplace settings to design user-centered information products and to test their usefulness and usability.

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