2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

SWK 360 Research Techniques for Social Workers

Introduces basic research concepts, procedures for conducting research, and their application to social work practice. Basic knowledge of scientific inquiry, the ethics that guide research, and the roles of social workers as researchers is also covered. Both qualitative and quantitative methods of collecting and analyzing data are given major attention. Students learn the procedure for developing a research proposal. Prerequisites: SWK 250 and MAT 117.