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Research Methods for Social Work: Home

This guide contains resources to help social work students with research methods.

APU Syllabi

Here are some syllabi for undergraduate and graduate research methods courses created by APU faculty. This list is not meant to include every class, but simply to provide a few examples that can be used as general course outlines.

Other Online Guides

Like this guide? You might also find the following guides useful (keep in mind that these guides are not APU-specific): 

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Social Work Research Methods

This subject guide is meant as a complement to the research methods courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, and will provide various tools and resources to help students in their studies.

Please let me know if you have any questions, or if you'd like to arrange a research appointment with me. My contact information is below my profile picture.

Happy researching!

Guide Sections

Where Do I Start?

One of the best ways to get your feet wet in researching a particular topic is to find an introductory resource that will give you a good overview of a subject. This section will help you to find reference materials and other resources to get you started in your research.

Find Books & Media

APU has a large collection of books, periodicals and other media, all of which were selected in order to provide you with the resources you'll need for your coursework and class assignments. In this section, you will find quick search boxes and information for using the APU library catalog and LINK+ (an online catalog for 50+ libraries).

Find Journal Articles

Journal articles are often the best place to find more current information on a particular topic. This section will equip you to find the best databases and to successfully use them for your research.

Find Web Resources

Finding credible, authoritative Web resources can be difficult. You will find not only relevant websites in this section, but also tools that will help you be a better searcher.

APA Citations

Need help with a particular citation style? Then this is the section for you.

Subject Guide

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