Faculty / Academic Area :
Faculty of Social Work
Department : Master of Social Work
Term : Fall 2020
Days / Times : Fridays 8 : 30 am - 11 : 20 am
Campus : Kitchener
Hours per week / Hours Total : 3 hrs / week - 36 hrs total Anticipated Class Size : 28
Additional Course Requirements : None Notes on Additional Course Requirements : In accordance with Article 16.1.2 (d) in multi-sectioned courses, for the sake of consistency, to cooperate with approved departmental policies with regard to the design and presentation of course materials, and the evaluation of students.
Position Summary : This course will offer a broad sampling of research methods (both qualitative and quantitative) and an introduction to concepts of data analysis.
The aim is that students acquire knowledge and skills for conducting social work research and evaluating professional practices as well as in becoming critical consumers of research.
The course also explores how decolonizing, anti-oppression and social justice perspectives can operate in current research approaches to strengthen the research enterprise.
An important component of this course is the critical examination of the ethical aspects and issues of the research process.
An applied research project offers students the opportunity to integrate the course content with their practicum.
Qualifications - Required : Master's Degree
Qualifications - Discipline : Social Work or related
Qualifications - Other : PhD Degree an asset.
Eligibility for appointment to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is required to teach graduate courses.