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2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

YDEV 492 - Researching and Evaluating Youth Programs

This course develops students’ research and analytical skills as we examine methodological frameworks for planning and implementing qualitative and quantitative social research and evaluation of youth programs.  Topics include: ethical issues; understanding research and evaluation reports; developing research and evaluation designs; constructing and implementing data collection procedures; and methods of analyzing and sharing findings.  Students design and implement their own outcomes evaluations of local youth programs.

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

Credits: 3