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AFM 6620 Research in Practice: Start Here

AFM 6620 Research in Practice

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.

Applied Family Science Program Chair

Mary Kay Keller, M.P.A., Ph.D., SSW, CEIM, CFLE.
Chair of Applied Family Science Graduate Program
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


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WilmU Librarians are available to help you with your research needs. Library instruction and research consultations are available by Zoom web conference, in person 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.

Applied Family Science Program - Tips for Success

Guide Citation

Wilmington University Library. (2020, June). AFM 6620: Research in practice guide.

[Revised by M. Jones: December, 2020]