Graduate Course Descriptions

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6411. Research II: Survey Research Methods

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SSW 6410 which may be taken concurrently; open to doctoral students in Social Work, others with consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Builds upon the foundation laid by SSW 6410; particularly by looking at the ways that survey design and survey data collection support the development of quasi-experimental research designs. Provides the skills necessary to conduct self-administered surveys to meet the goals of social work practice and research. Surveys as tools for assessing needs, monitoring program activities, measuring outcomes, and assessing attitudes. Students will learn about automated software tools for survey construction such as Qualtrics and Survey Monkey. In-depth exploration of the techniques of program evaluation and explores the role of survey research in program evaluation design and implementation.

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