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Research Methods and Program Evaluation
This course is intended to provide students with an introduction to applied research methods. It is designed to allow students to become informed consumers of psychological and service research. Students will be able to identify various research approaches and the strengths and limitations associated with different approaches. This course is also designed to give students the necessary skills to conduct research in the human services/community counseling field. Students will develop skills including: developing research questions, program evaluation, using the library, and using educational technology to search for literature and to present research for consumption in the field.