NURS 773. Perspectives on Research Design. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: NURS 703 and NURS 704. Analyzes philosophical foundations of a variety of research designs. Explores assumptions underlying the selection and evaluation of quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods designs. Focuses on the epistemological, ontological and methodological foundations of research design and implications for knowledge development.