SWK 302: Social Work Research Methods

Discipline: Social Work

Credit Hours: 3

Corequisite: SS 231. This course will introduce students to the concepts and principles of social work research methodology. Topics include familiarization with research terminology, problem formulation, conceptualization and operationalizing research questions, measurement, methods of data collection, types of data collection, sampling, causal inference, and research designs. Emphasis will be placed on developing skill in evaluating one's own practice, particularly through single-system design. The course will also develop the student's ability to critically evaluate published research and to formulate and carry out research. Respect for the unique characteristics of diverse populations will be stressed as the course covers social work research in light of diversity, multicultural biases, and social and economic justice. (Offered every spring semester.)(LA)(3)

Upcoming Offerings

Term Section - Professor Day(s) Times
Spring 2015 1 - Ed Silverman TR 1:00 PM - 2:25 PM Books
Spring 2015 (ASAP) I - Ed Silverman - Books
Spring 2015 (ASAP) SW024 - Kevin Murphy R 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Books
Spring 2015 (ASAP) SW025 - Gretchen Rymarchyk W 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Books
Spring 2015 (ASAP) SW026 - Doyle Pruitt W 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Books
Spring 2015 (ASAP) SW027 - Roberta Coffey W 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Books
Spring 2015 (ASAP) SW029 - Christopher Clinton T 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Books
Spring 2015 (ASAP) SW030 - Susan Koniewicz-Everett R 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Books

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