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Course Information
Program Evaluation and Research Methods

Course Description
In this course, students gain an overview of program evaluation, research methods, and grant writing in gerontology. Course content includes application of quantitative and qualitative methods in professional settings.
Contacts
Instructor

Jean Scott
Office: 806-742-3000
jean.scott@ttu.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Practical research: Planning and design
Leedy, P.D., & Ormrod, J.E. (2016)
Edition: 11th Edition
ISBN: 9780133741322
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson

Evaluation: A systematic approach
Rossi, P.H., Lipsey, M.W., & Freeman, H.E. (2004).
Edition: 7th edition
ISBN: 0761908943
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage


Course Access
 
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at Texas Tech University, the TTU campus coordinator, Leslie Myatt, will email instructions to each student enrolled in the courses taught by Texas Tech. This e-mail will contain information regarding the set up of their eRaider access through the campus IT Help Central department. Students will need to identify themselves as a GPIDEA/AGIDEA student to IT Help personnel for proper guidance. The e-mail will also include information about accessing the Texas Tech Blackboard system for their courses. Courses will be available on the first day of class, but may not be available prior to that date.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
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