IS 204 Research Design for Information Sciences

This course provides an introduction to different approaches to research in the information sciences, including social science methods, data and text mining, digital humanities, historical approaches, and others. Topics include methods for evaluating research, developing research questions, selecting research methods, conducting research ethically, and communicating findings clearly and effectively through words, graphics, and other visualizations.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS204A - Research Design Info Sciences
      Tue/Thu, 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
      On-Campus
      Restricted to Information Sciences majors until one week before classes begin (by noon 8/17/2020). For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Melissa Ocepek
      CRN
      72974
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      3 - 4
  • Summer 2020

    • IS204AO - Research Design Info Sciences
      Mon/Tue/Wed, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Lori Kendall
      CRN
      40600
      Length
      4 weeks
      Credit hours
      3 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).