Describe survey research and data collection as they relate to criminal justice research.
Identify the various types of survey research utilized in the field of criminal justice.
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of:
a. In person surveys
b. Telephone surveys
c. Computer-based surveys
d. Focus group surveys
Describe the purpose of sampling as part of the research process.
Identify the types of reliability and validity as they are applied to criminal justice research.
Discuss the importance of ensuring that data collection methods and instruments are both reliable and valid.