C DEV 504 G Spring 2021 - Community Analysis: Introduction to Methods

Spring 2021
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
25
Date: 
January 11, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Instructor: 
Meredith Redlin, meredith.redlin@sdstate.edu, 605-688-4084
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: 11: 0-13-715242-6
The Community in Urban Society. 2012. ISBN 10: 1-57766-741-7 Authors: Larry Lyon and Robyn Driskell
Permission Contact: 
Casey Smith , agonlineservices@iastate.edu, 800-747-4478
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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