Statistical and Program Evaluation Methods   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

SP 456 - Statistical and Program Evaluation Methods

This course is designed to teach students basic statistics and applied research designs. Areas of emphasis include descriptive methods, variability, validity, reliability, sampling, correlational research, qualitative research, single subject designs, independent group designs, and evaluation theory and methods. Students will learn how to generate evaluative research designs, select variables for study, and conduct an evaluation research study. Learning to think critically about published psychological research and evaluative research in the schools is stressed. (3 credits)