CHST 4200 Applied Research in Children's Studies
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CHDST 21.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Study of applied research with children in social science settings. Discussion of ethical issues that arise when conducting research with children. Students will develop their own research questions and explore appropriate methodologies for examining them. Different approaches to research, both qualitative and quantitative/experimental will be discussed. Students will gain hands-on experience with one or more research methods inside and/or outside of the class. The course emphasizes critical reading and understanding of the research literature and the presentation of research findings. (This course is not open to students who completed this topic in Children's Studies 25 in the spring or fall 2006)
Prerequisite: Children and Youth Studies 2100 or permission of the program director.