Sep 22, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WRT 280 Research Methods in Writing Studies


This course will introduce students to the qualitative and quantitative research methods used in writing studies to address questions pertinent to the discipline and professional writing situations.  In the course, students will be introduced to a variety of data gathering methods such as surveys, interviews, ethnography, auto-ethnography, archival research practices, and case studies.  The course also makes connections between rhetorical theory and research methods, and it is designed to lay the groundwork for future research in academic and professional settings. Prerequisite: FCO 105  

3 credit hours