2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 12, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 720 - Project Development and Implementation


Units: 4
When Offered: Summer
This course affords Doctor of Social Work students the opportunity to customize their learning experience by pursuing special interests or research specific to their scholarly agenda. The student will complete a rigorous activity with the aid of the instructor who approves the project, supports the student, and evaluates the product of the study. The activity must introduce the student’s specific area of scholarship and provides a comprehensive overview of the literature related to the student’s chosen topic. Students may complete a systematic review of the literature, meta-analysis, or analyze original or secondary data. The course will focus on helping students develop writing skills to communicate effectively in professional and academic settings. The course must result in a written scholarly product, which the student will use to complete their qualifying exam. Students will also prepare and submit an abstract of their product to a national conference (e.g. CSWE, NACSW, NASW). Students will meet regularly to discuss progress. Participation in a Residency Intensive is required for this course. This residency will culminate in students orally defending their Qualifying exam.
Grade Type: Letter Grade
Fee: Additional residency fee



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