Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

SWK 602 MSW Research II(GLA)

3 hours; 3 credits. Second in a two course sequence. This course deals with evaluating and applying standard social science methods to a student-designed research project. Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods are explored. Descriptive and inferential statistics are presented. The course covers data collection, data preparation and computer assisted analysis. It reviews the basic skills required to evaluate and write research reports including graphic and statistical analysis and presentation. this course fosters an appreciation for diversity and fosters an awareness and sensitivity for social work practice research with diverse groups based on multiple dimensions including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. Prerequisite: SWK 600