These courses instruct in research, especially in the methods that OC missionaries employ and encourage.  

CORE- Introduction to OC Research is a required course for appointees before they arrive at CORE.  You will be notified and given a pass key if you are an appointee preparing for CORE.

This course will give you the essential foundations of OC Research that will prepare you for your CORE experience.  It is also the foundation for continuing your training in research after deployment and into the future of your ministry.

Research, in general, is a foundational aspect of OC's strategy and ministry.  You must be prepared to do and use research to enhance your ministry and contribute to the fulfillment of OC's mission.  This course is the first step.