This guide will assist you with your AFM 6620 course. Use the GOLD TABS to navigate the guide.
This course will focus on the practical application of research within the nonprofit sector and in particular the fields of family science and human & community service. Students will learn the principles of research methods as well as have the opportunity to gain experience in survey design, interviewing, observation, data analysis, assessment and planning. Emphasis will be on students as practitioners who will research to effectively assess needs, develop programs and manage change.
Although the Libraries and Learning Commons are currently closed*, WilmU Librarians are still available to help you with your research needs. Library instruction and research consultations are available by Zoom web conference and by phone. You can Chat with one of the library staff or send an email for a quick question. If you have a more in-depth research need, please complete the consultation request form linked below.
*WilmU library has extended all checkouts, including laptops, until Monday, March 15, 2021.
Wilmington University Library. (2020, June). AFM 6620: Research in practice guide.
[Revised by M. Jones: December, 2020]