Introduction to the various methods used in policy research and to use of multivariate quantitative methods to conduct a research project. Research design, data sources and analysis. The qualitative methods examined include the use of focus groups and interviews; quantitative methods include simple and multiple regression, logistic regression, and factor analysis.
Source: University of Ottawa Graduate Calendar, January 2014, at http://portal.publicpolicy.utoronto.ca/en/Courses/UniversityofOttawa/OttawaGradCalendar/Pages/default.aspx.
Source for the Course Outline below: http://ssms.socialsciences.uottawa.ca/vfs/.horde/offre_cours/syllabus/00106416921_API5136C.pdf (accessed 8 January 2014)