ScWk 240 - Research Methods and Design - Fall 2012

Time: Section 1: Wednesdays 3 to 5:45 PM; and Section 5: Wednesdays 6 to 8:45 PM

Location: Section 1 located in SH 242; and Section 5 located in SPXC 211


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)

Course Documents


Weekly Session Overhead Slides

These slides will normally be posted a couple of days prior to each class session. You are encouraged to review the slides prior to class. If you find it helpful, you also can either print them, or bring them electronically to class.




Text Supplement and Course Articles

Located here are the text supplement and articles listed for weekly reading in the syllabus. These are for class use only.


Online Resources


Writing and APA Style Resources

These documents provide a summary of writing guidelines as a supplement to the larger APA text.