Applied Research in Social Work
This course explores the links between research and practice in social work and the development of social work knowledge. Students are expected to develop a research proposal and/or conduct a research project that explores an issue relevant to social welfare or social work. Students are encouraged to use a variety of research methods, including, but not restricted to, more conventional quantitative and qualitative methodology, participatory action research, feminist methodology, and archival and policy research. The course format combines regular lectures with small group seminars and/or independent study. PREREQ: 6 credits in introductory research courses in the social sciences. (lec 2, sem 1) cr 6. Students may not retain credit for both SWRK 3505 and SWRK 4105.