Nov 28, 2023  
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

YDEV 492 - Researching and Evaluating Youth Programs

This course develops students’ research andanalytical skills as we examinemethodological frameworks for planning andimplementing qualitative and quantitativesocial research and evaluation of youthprograms. Topics include: ethical issues;understanding research and evaluationreports; developing research and evaluationdesigns; constructing and implementing datacollection procedures; and methods ofanalyzing and sharing findings. Studentsdesign and implement their own outcomesevaluations of local youth programs.

Prerequisites & Notes
At least three Youth Development and/or Sociology courses.

Credits: 3