SPR 2021: BE 598C – Research Tools in the Built Environment

BE 598 C

Research Tools in the Built Environment

Instructor: Dean Renée Cheng

Fridays, 8–9:20 a.m. (synchronous)

Weeks 2–9 of Spring quarter


Expand your research toolkit this Spring quarter with this one-credit, graduate-level seminar. 


Join Dean Renée  Cheng and guest instructors from across CBE and our industry partners as we delve into the “how” of research, explore research methods, and develop tools to communicate our research findings. We’ll also discuss research practice within the built environment fields and how it can be used to accelerate progress towards a more just and beautiful world.


Topics include:


  • Quantitative methods
  • Data analysis
  • Qualitative questionnaire design
  • IRB and privacy
  • Data visualization
  • Presenting your work: project reviews and reports
  • Dissemination: taking your research to the next phase
  • Research practice futures


All graduate students are welcome. (Previous enrollment in BE 598 C Autumn and Winter quarters is not a prerequisite.)

To enroll, contact Teri Thomson Randall, terir@uw.edu, for an entry code or for more information.