Introduction to research methods, statistical analysis, needs assessment, and program evaluation, including the importance of research in advancing the counseling profession; research methods such as qualitative, quantitative, single-case designs, action research, and outcome-based research; statistical methods used in conducting research and program evaluation; principles, models, and applications of needs assessment, program evaluation, and the use of findings to effect program modifications; the use of research to inform evidence-based practice; and ethical and culturally relevant strategies for interpreting and reporting the results of research and/or program evaluation studies. APA style is required in papers.
C5151 Research Design and Methodology
Instructor: Deirdre Sommerlad-Rogers, Ph.D.
Class Meetings: Saturdays, 12:00 PM ET
Class Begins: May 3, 2021
Required Reading: Creswell, J.W., and Creswell, J.D. (2018) Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Approaches. Sage publications. 5th ed.