C DEV 504 XG Spring 2020 - Community Analysis: Introduction to Methods

Spring 2020
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
25
Date: 
January 21, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Instructor: 
Huston Gibson, hgibson@ksu.edu, 785-532-3753
Course Description: 
Introduction to research methods relevant to community development. Formulate and begin a research effort, methods of data collection and how conceptual frameworks are used to develop the questions and analyze data. Emphasis on strategies for reporting findings and applying findings in community action and methods of evaluating the entire research process. Significant attention paid to issues of research ethics and inclusiveness.
Departmental Notes: 
This course introduces research methods relevant to community development and gives attention to research ethics and inclusiveness. Course topics include how to formulate and begin research, how to collect data, and how conceptual frameworks are used to develop research questions and analyze data. The course emphasis is on strategies for reporting findings, applying findings in community action, and methods of evaluating the entire research process.
Course Prerequisites: 
Contact GP IDEA Coordinator to enroll.
Required Course Materials: 
Practical Research: Planning and Design. 2010. Boston, MA. ISBN: 13: 978-0-13-715242-1 or ISBN 11: 0-13-715242-6
The Community in Urban Society. 2012. ISBN 13:978-11-57766-741-1 or ISBN10: 1-57766-741-7
Permission Contact: 
Casey Smith or Michelle Zander, agonlineservices@iastate.edu, 800-747-4478
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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