Research Methods in Ecological-Community Psychology|
Spring 2021 not offered
|Course Cluster and Certificates: Service Learning|
The focus of this course is to introduce the student to the historical and conceptual foundations of ecological and community psychology. Special emphasis will be placed on research ethics and framing research questions that address social problems. Students will learn about study design and mixed-method approaches that will provide a foundation to engage in research and practice.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)(SISP)
Kloos, B., Hill, J., Thomas, E., Wandersman, A., Elias, M. J., & Dalton, J. H. (2012). COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY: LINKING INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES (3rd ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning.
Acosta, O., & Toro, P.A. (2000). Let¿s ask the homeless people themselves: A needs assessment based on a probability sample of adults. American Journal of Community Psychology, 28, 343-366.
Fielden, S.J., Rusch, M.L., Masinda, M.T., Sands, J., Frankish, J., & Evoy, B. (2007). Key considerations for logic model development in research partnerships: A Canadian case study. Evaluation and Program Planning, 30, 115-124.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Seminar presentation, short reports, final research paper and presentation. Assignments will also include discussion papers and in-class exercises.
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