FSC 4710: Applications of Fire Research

Description

Provides a framework for conducting and evaluating independent research in the fire service by examining the basic principles and methodology for analyzing current fire-related research.

Objectives

  1. Locate, evaluate, and analyze fire-related research.
  2. Demonstrate the application of fire research to a research problem.
  3. Conduct a literature review of current research on a fire-related topic.
  4. Determine the appropriate use of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies within a research project.
  5. Draft a fire-related research proposal.
  6. Write a fire-related research report.

PreRequisites

  1. FSC 2010

Textbook(s)

Research methodology: A step-by-step guide for beginners (Rev: 4th ed.)

Publisher: Sage (2014)
Author: Kumar, R.
ISBN: 9781446269978
Price: $54.08

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