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University of Michigan School of Information



840 - Research Methods

PhD level introduction to research design from a methods perspective. Examines various research methods with illustrations drawn from specific studies. Includes discussion of the scientific method and research design, issues of problem selection, data collection, data analysis, and research report evaluation.

998 - Curriculum Practical Project

This internship/work experience course is designed to provide opportunities to further professional experiences in addition to the required curriculum. Students will work in an internship or obtain a temporary employment opportunity and will apply and add to the practical skills and knowledge acquired in their academic studies. It is available to students in good academic standing. The independent field experience is under the supervision of School of Information faculty instructor. Faculty instructors must be tenure-track faculty member. The student should meet with their faculty instructor regularly to develop learning goals and assignments.