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COURSE:

Com 309 (Spring 2020)

TITLE:

Quantitative Research Methods

SECTION:

02

CREDITS:

3

CROSS-LISTING:

 

DESCRIPTION:

Measurement, questionnaire construction, sampling, data collection techniques, analysis and hypothesis testing in communication research.

PREREQUISITES:

Course Prerequisite: Certified in any major or minor in the College of Communication.

COURSE MEDIA FEE:

0.00

SPECIAL NOTES:

Enrollment Information:

If you are a Global Campus advised student, you can enroll through myWSU. If not, check with your academic advisor, then look for this course in the Schedules of Classes under your campus of admission. If a course doesn’t say 'Location: Distance Degree Prog' it is not available online at your home campus. More info.

FOOTNOTE:

COURSE MATERIALS:

TEXTBOOKS:

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Required textbooks may include access codes to online resources, DVDs or CDs, which also may be required. If you buy a textbook in a format other than the one listed as REQUIRED (including used textbooks), it is possible that additional required items will have to be purchased separately.

Title

Author

Ed

ISBN

Required

Mass Media Research: An Introduction Roger D. Wimmer & Joseph R. Dominick 10th ed. 1133307337 Y

MATERIALS YOU GET ON YOUR OWN:

Product Type

Product Description

Special Requirement Students are required to have a web-cam and microphone (built in is fine).

The materials listed above are required for this course and you are responsible for obtaining the products on your own.

MEDIA WSU PROVIDES FOR YOU:

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Delivery Mode

Required by Instructor

Ships to you from WSU

There are no required media that will be shipped to you or available in the online Media Center for this course

COURSE COMPONENTS:

PROCTOR REQUIREMENTS:

Virtual Proctoring – This course has one or more exams that require the use of WSU’s virtual third party proctoring service, Proctorio. Proctorio charges a $20.00 fee for each exam. Proctorio features on-demand test taking so scheduling is not needed. Students can take an exam with Proctorio anytime during the exam availability, as indicated in the course schedule.

To learn more about proctored exams, please review the information on the Global Campus Proctoring Services Website.

Exam

Type of Proctoring

Proctoring Fee

Time Limit

Instructions

Exam 1 Virtual $20 (Due at the start of the proctoring session) 1 hour 15 minutes Calculators are allowed for all the exams. (Only traditional calculators. No calculators in cell phone can be used.) Open book and open note tests, but they should be printed. No electronic device (laptops, kindle, ipad, etc.) are allowed during exams.
Exam 2 Virtual $20 (Due at the start of the proctoring session) 1 hour 15 minutes Calculators are allowed for all the exams. (Only traditional calculators. No calculators in cell phone can be used.) Open book and open note tests, but they should be printed. No electronic device (laptops, kindle, ipad, etc.) are allowed during exams.
Exam 3 Virtual $20 (Due at the start of the proctoring session) 1 hour 15 minutes Calculators are allowed for all the exams. (Only traditional calculators. No calculators in cell phone can be used.) Open book and open note tests, but they should be printed. No electronic device (laptops, kindle, ipad, etc.) are allowed during exams.

SYLLABUS:

The final syllabus will be available in the Learning Management System.

The links below are to tentative or past syllabi providing a general idea of what the course entails. They do not represent the current course’s syllabus, requirements or expectations.

2021-SPRI-ONLIN-COM-309-10268-LEC
2021-SPRI-ONLIN-COM-309-15237-LEC
2020-FALL-ONLIN-COM-309-11581-LEC