Graduate Course Descriptions

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5333. Research Methods for Social Work Practice

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in the MSW program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides an understanding of the basic foundation of social work research. Students will learn to: 1) develop critical thinking and knowledge of the principles and methods of research as tools for evaluating their practice; 2) become acquainted with the process and function of research in the advancement of social work theory, knowledge, and practice; 3) value ethical practices in conducting research with diverse individuals and vulnerable populations; 4) judge the adequacy and value of research findings in social work by the use of generally accepted criteria; 5) incorporate computer-based technology in accessing information; and 6) understand the researcher/evaluator role in social work practice.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 12632 Hartford In Person Foley, Anne 701 Reg Mo 1:25pm‑3:55pm
15/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12634 Hartford Online Synchronous Holle, Leah 703 Reg Th 6:45pm‑9:15pm
21/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12635 Hartford Online Asynchronous Wilson, Cristina 704 Reg 24/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11903 Hartford Online Synchronous Okpych, Nathanael 701 Reg Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
9/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 12286 Hartford Online Blended Borrup, Kevin 702 Reg Sa 9:00am‑11:30am
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3/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded Note: Additional asynchronous content for students to complete outside of the listed times.
Fall 2024 11904 Hartford Online Asynchronous 703 Reg 15/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded