OT 781 (01) - Introduction to Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Research Methods I

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Occupational Therapy
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   16  
CRN: 14914
This course introduces students to basic principles of scientific inquiry that contribute to OT evaluation and intervention evidence base. Students will explore quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methods and will learn the fundamental steps in conducting research such as formulating research questions and identifying appropriate research designs, instruments for measurement and outcomes. Students will have hands-on experience in identifying a research topic, reviewing the literature, retrieving, reading and synthesizing research articles. Prereq: Statistics.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): HHS 540 or PSYC 402 or SOC 402
Cross listed with : OT 881.01
Only listed majors in section: OCCUP THER
Instructors: Sarah Smith

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 M 11:10am - 12:30pm NESM G13
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 W 11:10am - 12:30pm HS 150
Final Exam 12/15/2023 12/15/2023 F 6:00pm - 8:00pm HORT 204