Catalog 2018-2019

OT-610 Research Process I: Foundations and Scholarly Literature

Prerequisites: None. Pass/Fail, Audit not available. This course includes an introduction and examination of methods of scientific inquiry and research applicable to human-service professions. An overview of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and design will be introduced. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the research process, how to use research to evaluate and guide models of clinical decision-making, Internet, library and other resources. The fundamentals and contributions of scholarly activities to a professional knowledge base will be emphasized.