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COMG 302

Communication research in theory and in life

COMG 302: Research Methods

Summer 2 (online)

We often read in newspapers that x% of people are supportive of a certain issue or a candidate has a support rate of y%, considering a z% margin of error. What does "margin of error" mean, and how is it calculated? In this class, you will learn some basic statistics, understand how statistics are related to life, and will gain hands-on experiences with analyzing real data!

Fulfills the general education requirement: DS

About the Instructor
Dr. Jinguang (Andrew) Zhang received his Ph.D. in communication from University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013. He has taught undergraduate- and graduate-level research method classes for two years. He enjoys teaching research methods and statistics, and makes his goal that students will be less intimidated by numbers if not becoming fond of statistics after taking this class.

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Term Dates

  • Summer 1
    May 22 – June 30, 2017
  • Summer 2
    July 3 – August 11, 2017
  • Varied Date Courses
    Class schedules vary between May 22 – August 11, 2017

  • Registration Dates
    UHM Seniors
    March 7
    UHM Continuing
    March 8
    New or Visiting
    March 14

Questions? Contact Us

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Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7221