ScWk 240 - Research Methods and Design (Fall 2012)
Time: Wednesdays 9:00AM - 11:45AM
Location: SH 346 (Sweeney Hall 346)
ScWk 240 is the first course in the graduate Social Work research sequence. It provides students with the foundational concepts and skills for conducting research and it prepares them to build knowledge in the profession of Social Work, using both qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis. The course prepares students to assess critically current knowledge about ethnic minorities and other populations at risk. Emphasis is placed on concepts necessary to evaluate one's own practice, as well as the service delivery process. ScWk 240 provides the conceptual base for the second course in the graduate research sequence (ScWk 242), as well as for the Master's Special Project (ScWk 298).
Course Notes and Documents
Located here are the course syllabus, guidelines, and lecture notes.
Readings: Course Articles and Text Supplement
Located here are the text supplement and articles listed for weekly reading in the syllabus. These are for class use only.
In this section you will find instructions to the course assignments including: (1) the Bibliography Assignment, (2) Written Assignment #1, (3) Written Assignment #2, and (4) the Article Critique.