PYB 515: Methods of Research & Evaluation

Synonym:

66454 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Alice Scudder

Credits:

3

Seats:

20

Semester:

Spring 2010

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 1/19 - 5/4 (4:00PM-6:29PM)

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 Registrar's Office via Antioch Email. 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.