Social Work: Research

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Understand social work practice through the critical examination of methods associated with decision-making, critical thinking, and ethical judgment.

The course integrates the core themes related to multiculturalism and diversity; social justice and social change; promotion, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation; and behavioral and social science research.

You will learn how to formulate appropriate research questions and hypotheses, techniques for testing relationships and patterns among variables, methods of data collection, methods to assess and improve the validity and reliability of data and measures, and the ethics of scientific inquiry.

This course will cover:

• quantitative and qualitative research methods

• commonly used statistical procedures

• approaches to the evaluation of practice

Learn how to understand and appreciate a scientific approach to building practice knowledge and for evaluating pract...

Understand social work practice through the critical examination of methods associated with decision-making, critical thinking, and ethical judgment.

The course integrates the core themes related to multiculturalism and diversity; social justice and social change; promotion, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation; and behavioral and social science research.

You will learn how to formulate appropriate research questions and hypotheses, techniques for testing relationships and patterns among variables, methods of data collection, methods to assess and improve the validity and reliability of data and measures, and the ethics of scientific inquiry.

This course will cover:

• quantitative and qualitative research methods

• commonly used statistical procedures

• approaches to the evaluation of practice

Learn how to understand and appreciate a scientific approach to building practice knowledge and for evaluating practice, and to use research to advocate for clients and inform policy. Special emphasis will be placed on increasing one's ability to formulate research questions, apply research methods, conduct statistical analysis, and interpret research reports. The latest statistical, graphical, and display technologies will be used.

This course is part of the Social Work: Practice, Policy and Research MicroMasters Program offered by MichiganX.

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Jayson tan

10/10 starsCompleted
1 year, 9 months ago
Very Good Course, In depth on research techniques and quality comparable to a university level course. Very good and the knowledge that is obtained will definetely be helpful to understand the whole complete picture of Social WOrk .
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7/10 starsTaking Now
2 years, 5 months ago
WILL ENHANCE THE SKILL OF REGARDING SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY THE STUDENTS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH WILL GET BENIFFITED AND WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPOSED GLOBALLY THE KNOWLEDGE WILL GET UPDATED WHICH WILL HELP TO USE THE NEW TECHNOLOGY REGARDING NEW SOCAIL RESEARCH THIS WILL DEFINITELY HELP AND BOOST THE RESEARCH ATTITUDE IN THE INSTITUTION SUCH ONLINE METHOD WILL ALSO ENHANCE THE ELEARNING METHODOLOGY WHICH WILL ASSIST TO PREPARE THE ELEARNING MODULE BASED ON SELF PACING TO THE STUDENTS AND THE SKILL WILL GET GREATER EXPOSURE TOWARDS ONLINE AVALIBILTY OF EXPERTS FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF SOCIAL RESEARCH IT WILL NOT MERELY BE REMAIN BUT WILL ACT AS QUALITATIVE TOOL OF RESEARCH
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