The ACA Syllabus Clearinghouse is a joint project of ACA and The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). We will maintain syllabi on many topics from may different learning institutions. Our database will be updated continually with new and exciting courses and will provide a valuable resource to all counselors. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the ACA librarian at 800-347-6647 ext. 281 or ACAlibrary@counseling.org
Applied Research in Education and Behavioral Sciences
This course is designed to familiarize students with research that enhances the knowledge base in the profession. The emphasis is placed on the development of specific research skills regarding the research question, the literature review, the research design, the methodology, and the reference section. This experience will prepare the student as a professional to not only understand available research, but to be able act on that knowledge in being discriminate evaluators of research and in being able to design research projects. With regard to the conceptual framework at the College of Education, this course primarily contributes to knowledge of subject matter.