The Communication Investigator: Teaching Research Methods to Undergraduates

Don W. Stacks, Mark Hickson

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This essay explores the basic communication research course for undergraduates. Discussed are several key notions for making this course valuable to the undergraduate: the attitude of the instructor, the attitude of the students, course requirements and activities, and evaluation techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-357
Number of pages7
JournalCommunication Quarterly
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 1 1991


  • Undergraduate instruction
  • modes of analysis
  • research ethics
  • research methods
  • science

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication


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