PYB 515: Research & Evaluation in DMT

2007-11-29 -

Instructor assigned.2/4/08 – Meeting days/dates assigned:January 15 & 22, February 5 & March 4, 4:00 – 6:30 on-campus meetings; other contact hours online

Synonym:

52403 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Robyn Cruz

Credits:

3

Seats:

20

Semester:

Spring 2008

Meeting Schedule:

TBA (TBA)

Description:

Competency Area: Behavioral Science Foundations Required of and restricted to DMT II students, others by written permission of the Program Director provided to the Registrar146s Office via FirstClass.
Equivalent to PYC 654.

This course will familiarize students with clinically relevant research including qualitative and quantitative methods, such as surveys, experimental and clinical outcome research as well as program evaluation. Students will present research proposals supporting their approach to treatment within a selected dance/movement therapy client population. In addition, this course will include an examination of the ACA/APA ethical guidelines for conducting research, and issues of diversity in research and evaluation. An overview of statistical concepts and terminology related to research methods as well as research as a creative process will be included.