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MSW-6007 v1

Research Methods in Social Work

Week 1 Required Resources


Rubin and Babbie (2016). Essential research methods for social work (4th ed.). Cengage. 

Read Chapter 1: Why Study Research?

This chapter offers a great introduction to the concepts and premise of research in professional social work.  It provides an overview of the ways of knowing in social work, as well as the flaws in some sources of social work knowledge. 

Your course textbook can be accessed via the book link in the Getting Started module of your course.