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|CPSY 956 - Understanding Social Science Research|
An introduction to the research principles needed for understanding and critically evaluating various types of research including program evaluation and needs assessments. Research articles in counseling are used to illustrate the concepts required for understanding the role of theory in research; the development of testable questions and hypotheses; the use of appropriate research methods, research designs and data analysis; and the drawing of appropriate conclusions from the study as well as ethical and legal issues. Emphasis is placed on conceptual understanding rather than on formulas and computations.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture