Research - Visual Communication

HELP!
I have just been appointed to teach an undergraduate course on
research for visual communication students. This is to include
an introduction to survey's, sampling, trade/mark identification
etc. As the first class is in ten da{s time I would appreciate
all the help I can get - any suggestions for suitable texts,
class assignments or any advise would be greatly appreciated.
Maurice Barnwell, Glendon College, York U.
[email protected]{YORKU.CA
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