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Resources on Research Methods and Instruments
Do It Yourself Social Research, Third Edition (E-book) by
Publication Date: 2011-07-15
Over three decades this bestselling user-friendly introduction has been used by thousands of students, professionals and community groups to kick start their social research projects.
Social Work Practice (E-book) by
Call Number: HV40 .B5465 2006 (print copy also available)
Publication Date: 2006-01-31
pt. 1. Conceptual frameworks for social work practice -- The context of practice: the social worker -- The context of practice: diversity and key concepts -- The helping relationship: characteristics and concepts -- The helping relationship: further dimensions -- Toward understanding change -- pt. 2. The process of helping in social work practice -- The beginning stages: preparation, initial meeting, understanding/assessment -- The middle stage: bringing about change -- The ending stage -- pt. 3. Interviewing in social work practice -- Interviewing skills.
Basic Research Methods (E-book) by
Publication Date: 2010-07-14
Section 1: The Problem; 1 -- Approaches to Research; 2 -- Research Ethics; 3 -- Research Proposal and Literature Review; 4 -- Research Methodology; Section 2: Data Collection; 5 -- Sampling; 6 -- Case Study Method; 7 -- Survey Method; 8 -- Experimental Method; 9 -- Available Data; 10 -- Observation; 11 -- Interviews; 12 -- Questionnaires; 13 -- Tests; Section 3: Data Analysis; 14 -- Measurement Principles; 15 -- Qualitative Data; 16 -- Quantitative Data; Section 4: Action; 17 -- Social Science English; 18 -- The Report.
James 2: 14 -17 "What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save him? Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to him, “Go, I wish you well, keep warm and well fed” but does nothing about his physical needs, what good is it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead."
Social Work Blog by the National Association of Social Workers
Social Work Blog
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) maintains this blog that features current news, legistlative action, and professional development resources for social workers through out the nation.
Curriculum Materials/Media Center Librarian--Education, Psychology, & Social Work Liaison Librarian
Poverty Simulation Kit
A community action poverty simulation kit is available for check out. It is located in the standardized test bank located in the manipulatives room on, in the CMMC. Dr. Susie Mallard Barnes has been trained on how to effectively host a simulation. Please consult her for assistance.
For more information on poverty simulation kits click the link below:
Missouri Community Action Network Poverty Simulation Kits