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Purdue Doctoral Programs at Krannert

Research Methods Topic: Design of Laboratory and Survey Research

Krannert and Rawls

To complete this research-methods topic, a student is required to take the following 2 courses.

OBHR 60500 Research Methods in OBHR
Introduction to the design and conduct of organizational research including philosophy of science, reliability and validity of data collection methods, experimental and quasi-experimental design, threats to research validity, and the development of survey research approaches.

PSYCH 68100 Seminar in Research Methodologies of Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Analysis of application of various research and statistical methods to the study of human behavior in organizations. Topics might include questionnaire construction, introduction to measurement development and validation, observational techniques, sampling, aggregation of data, cross-level effects in research, and contemporary developments in multivariate analysis of data.