Spring 2021 Course Information
Community Analysis: Introduction to Methods
||South Dakota State University
||3 credit hours - $590 per credit
||January 11, 2021 - May 07, 2021
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.
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Disability Support Services
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Practical Research: Planning and Design. 2010. Boston, MA. ISBN 11: 0-13-715242-6 (additional ISBN)
Leedy, Paul D. and Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
Edition: 9th Edition
Publisher: Pearson Publications
The Community in Urban Society. 2012. ISBN 10: 1-57766-741-7 (alternate ISBN)
Lyon, Larry and Robyn Driskell
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publisher: Waveland Press
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This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.