SOCW 427 17B - Social Work Research Methods
Basic principles of social science research and importance for social work practice: overview of research principles including the stages of a research project, design of research; quantitative and qualitative methodologies, design of questionnaires, methods of data collection and preparation of reports. Introduction to various research designs such as the survey, program evaluation, single subject design, quasi-experiments, and experimental design. Enrollment preference given to students in the MSW program. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.
NOTE: Course registration is limited to part-time iMSW students only. Blend of synchronous (7:30-9 pm on Thursdays) and asynchronous online learning. For statewide 2017 cohort only. .
Academic Program Restrictions:
MSW:Social Work -UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate
Credit: 4 hr