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MSW-6007 v1

Research Methods in Social Work

Week 3 Required Resources


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


Chapter 3, pages 45-57  

Chapter 4, pages 59-74 

In Chapter 3, the authors provide clear explanations of these three types of research.  The examples provided offer great illustrations of how social workers use each of these research designs.  Chapter 4 explains the different purposes of social work research and provides examples of each one. 

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