JOUR 701 - Research Methods in Mass Communication
Class Session: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Friday, December 08, 2017
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Prerequisites: Statistics competency and permission of instructor
Instructor: Seung Jang
Methods and techniques of quantitative mass communications research: content analysis; survey research applications; media effects studies.
On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information
Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. All students must be present, either in person or online, for the class sessions on Thursdays, 4:25 - 7:10 pm. USC Columbia students will be required to attend classes in School of Journalism and Mass Communications room 316; all other students will view classes live via the Internet and may call in with questions during class. Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.
Course Delivery Type
Two-way video conferencing allows audio and video interaction between students at the remote site(s) and the instructor in a classroom (usually USC Columbia). Course may utilize Blackboard.
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.
Information is accurate as of October 21, 2018, 12:39 pm (Subject to change)
Special Fee Notification
Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.