DR. BETH SPENCINER ROSENTHAL
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York College and
The Graduate Center
The City University of New York
Jamaica, NY 11451
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THE GRADUATE SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY CENTER
OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

ADVANCED STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
IN SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH

SSW 76100
FALL , 2008
MONDAY 12-2

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with advanced statistical methods for the analysis of data in social research. Emphasis is placed on the application of these methods to social problems. This course will build on its prerequisite, 76000-Analysis of Quantitative Data, will focus on multivariate correlational analysis and will enhance the students' ability to interpret data appropriately. Computer analysis of data will be taught as a skill that intervenes between the conceptualization resulting in the choice of statistical technique and the conceptual interpretation of the results of the analysis.

.Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should:
1. understand the processes of quantitative research
2. understand how bivariate statistical procedures fit into the empirical research enterprise
3. understand the concepts involved in the bivariate statistical procedures most often utilized in social welfare research
4. understand the differential use of various bivariate statistical procedures depending upon purpose (descriptive, inferential) and level of measurement
5. be able to carry out bivariate statistical analyses using SPSS
6. be able to interpret the results of bivariate statistical analyses appropriately
7. know how to write and communicate findings within the context of the study’s research questions and major practice and professional issues
8. be a better consumer of research studies by understanding research processes including the statistics used.

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ADVANCED STATISTICAL ANALYSIS IN SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH

YORK COLLEGE THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, 94-20 GUY R. BREWER BLVD. JAMAICA, NY 11451