ScWk 240 Research Methods & Design

Time: Section 4 -- Monday 6 pm - 8:45 pm

Location: BBC 221

Supplemental URL:http://www.sjsu.edu/map/

Description

Scientific method and problems of knowledge. Basic concepts and models of research methodology, qualitative research, program and practice evaluation in social work. Critical analysis of existing research on diverse and oppressed populations. (3 units)

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Class Process Questionnaire

Instructions—near the end of class or at anytime after class please complete any of these questions and return to the Instructor (or put in Instructor's mailbox at the Department). You can also submit this by email. This is not required for grade or class participation. Do not put your name on this sheet, unless you want to follow up with Instructor.

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Writing Policy, APA Style & Other Resources

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Week 3: The logic of scientific method and evidence-based practice

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Week 4: Theory and Research

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Week 5: Ethics; Intro to Measurement

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Week 6: Measurement error, reliability, & validity

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Week 7 Survey questions; Sampling

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Week 8: Sampling cont.; Causality

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