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Selecting a Research Design that Aligns with Your Research Question

Are you confused about what method to use in your study? One of the most critical tasks in your dissertation journey is the selection of a research design or method that fits your research question. This webinar offers a crash course in understanding research methods and how to align them with your topic and research question.

In this webinar you will learn how to:

  • Recognize the challenges in selecting an appropriate method
  • Develop a research question 
  • Choose a research design or method that aligns with your research question
  • Understand the research strategies used within designs 

Join Dr. Cliff Butler for this webinar November 13, 2014 at:

  • 1 p.m. PST
  • 2 p.m. MST
  • 3 p.m. CST
  • 4 p.m. EST

About the Presenter

Dr. Cliff Butler is a Dissertation Coach at ACW with 20 years of experience in both higher education and industry. Cliff has worked with Capella University since 2000. As a member of the Research Methods faculty, he has worked extensively as a coach at dissertation residencies, chaired over 60 dissertation committees, and served as both a scientific merit reviewer and IRB reviewer. In 2013, he was honored at Capella with the Harold Abel Distinguished Faculty Award. Cliff also teaches research methods courses at Keiser University covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods approaches. He has served as an adjunct faculty member for the College of Extended Learning at Central Michigan University, teaching in the Midwest division since 1995. Previously, he taught over 300 MBA courses for City University in Bellevue, WA in the Seattle area, Europe, and China and authored the university’s first marketing curriculum. Cliff’s industry experience has included experience as Learning and Development Manager at Microsoft and Atlas, Director of Courseware and Market Development at Proquest, and Director of Online Programs and Technology as well as Marketing Manager at International Thompson Publishing. Cliff is currently working toward completing his professional coaching certification in 2014. His academic credentials include a BS in Communication Arts from Cal Poly State University, Pomona; an MBA from Golden Gate University; a DBA from Nova Southeastern University (Marketing); and over 57 PhD credits from Northcentral University in Methods and Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

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