CRN# 11860

TECH 646 - Analysis of Research in Industry &Technology

Fall 2018

Paul I-Hai Lin, PE (Indiana, CA)
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

A Core Course  Master of Science in Technology Graduate Program
Industrial Technology/Manufacturing; IT/Computer Aplications Tracks

School of Polytechnic
Purdue University Fort Wayne

 

Class Materials/Activities
Date
Aug. 23, 2018
* Aug. 23 - Intro to Business/ Industry Research (Ch 1)
* Aug. 30 - Part 1. An Overview of Stat and Apps in Solving Industry.Busienss Problems; Part 2. Ethics in Industry/Business Research (Ch 2)
* Sept 6 - Thinking Like a Researcher (Ch 3)
* Sept 13 - Ch 4. The Reserach Process: An Overview; Ch 5. Clarifying Research Question Thrugh Secondary Data and Exploration
* Sept. 20 - Ch 6. Research Desin: An Overview
* Sept. 27 - Ch 7. Qualitative Research
* Oct. 4 - Ch 8. Observation Study
* Oct. 11 - Ch 9 Experiments
* Oct. 19 - Project Team Meeting and Mid-term Project Report Preparation

* Oct. 25 - Ch 10 Surveys; Ch 11 Measurements
* Nov. 1 - Ch 12 Measurement Scale
* Nov. 8 - Ch 13 Questionnaries and Instruments
* Nov. 15 - Ch 14 Sampling, Ch 15 Data Preparation and Description

Reading Assignments:


*Hw 1, assigned 8/24 due 8/30 before 5PM as an email attachment
*Hw 2, asigned 8/31, due 9/6 before 5 PM
*Hw 3, assigned 9/7, due 9/13 before 5PM
*Hw 4, assigned 9/14, PART 1 - due Monday, 9/17; PART II - due Thursday, 9/20
*Hw 5, assigned 9/21, due 9/27

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Hw 6, assigned 9/28, due 10/4
*Hw 7, assigned 10/5, due 10/11

*Hw8, assigned 10/11, due
 10/25

Term Project 

 
References Text Book: Business Research Methods, 11/E Video Cases,
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0073373702/information_center_view0/

Announcement

Exam 2 - on Nov. 8 covering Chapters 8 through 12
Exam 1 - Chapters 1 through 7, on Oct. 4

 

Email Paul Lin lin@pfw.edu or pilin@purdue.edu

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