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Prof. Hend S. Al-Khalifa


Information Technology Department

علوم الحاسب والمعلومات
Building 6, Ground floor, Office G23

IT 505 (Research Methods)

The course will introduce topics and issues in professional and research practice for computing professionals in academic context. This will include the philosophy of research, qualitative and quantitative research, accessing and evaluating research materials, assessing outcomes and dissemination.

Topics to be covered:
1) Research methods
Introduction to Research; Research Quality and Creativity; Paper and Report Writing; Speaking and Presentations; Research Tools.

2) Communication Skills
Communication Skills; Critical Thinking; Introduction to Technical Writing; Brainstorming and Visualization; Teamwork and team communications; Oral communications and Presentation skills.

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