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Social Research and Evaluation II
This course introduces students to specific techniques and approaches associated with quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation methods of the applied social sciences. Methodological assumptions, concepts and procedures will be presented. Students will develop their ability to review and critique existing literature and to construct their own research and program evaluations. Specific course topics include sampling procedures, experimental and quasi-experimental designs, questionnaire, interviews and focus groups, reliability and validity, basic data analysis methods, ethical issues and the use of computers in social research.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1