Wednesdays (CRN 11731)
7:10pm - 9:50pm
1009 Constant Hall
Graduate Credits: 3
This course is an introduction to qualitative and quantitative research and program evaluation. The course will focus on understanding research and evaluation methods that counselors and educators will need to understand and use empirical studies presented in the literature to improve their practice and to participate in research and evaluation projects in their professional settings.
This course is experiential and involves an active lecture-discussion format. It will involve lecture, class and small group discussions, reading and writing assignments, and student presentations. There will be substantial emphasis on learning to access and utilize the research literature, to critically analyze the results of published research, to design research and evaluation studies, and to translate research into practical applications in professional contexts.