TeamJennifer Alvidrez, Janice Tsoh, Bill McConnell, Pat Arean, Pat Bennett
AimsTo provide fellows with a background in research methods for community-based research
CompetenciesAfter this short course, fellows will be:
- Familiar with common designs in community-based research and program evaluation including mixed-methods approaches
- Able to list strengths and limitations of different types of common study designs
- Able to identify what designs and methods are best suited for particular types of research questions
- Introduction to the hierarchy of evidence
- Underlying principles of establishing evidence-based practice
- Application of research questions in guiding what designs and methods to use
Assessment Data and Learner Feedback
- Learner reaction and satisfaction was assessed using 6-point scales. Participants also rated overall organization, teaching materials, and quality of faculty facilitation.
- Participants were very satisfied with the organization and faculty facilitation of this course. “Course Organization and Administration” received a mean rating of 4.17, and “Quality of Faculty Presentations” received a 4.50 out of 6 total.
- Relevancy to your own community-based research project and training” only received an average rating of 4.00, indicating that the topics covered could be focused more toward the student’s research interests.
- The biggest recommendation for improvement was the integration of “More in class 'workshop' activities” that apply lecture topics to the students’ personal projects
Contact InfoJanice Tsoh, firstname.lastname@example.orgBill McConnell, email@example.comPatricia Arean, firstname.lastname@example.orgPatricia Bennett, email@example.com