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Edmonds Community College    
  Dec 15, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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CYFS 420 - Applied Research Methods and Information Literacy

5.0 Credits
Analyzes for understanding and critically evaluating research that impacts children, youth, and families. Develops a framework for conducting research and applying knowledge in practical settings. Formulates skills in information literacy and the research process with emphasis on finding, evaluating, and using scholarly information in education and social services settings.
Prerequisite Admission to BAS Program and MATH& 146.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Construct basic designs, methods, and data analysis techniques employed in psychological and behavioral research.
  2. Evaluate existing research studies in the areas of child and youth development, family studies, early childhood education, and social sciences.
  3. Design effective strategies for accessing information and performing library-based research.
  4. Analyze relevant information to apply to work with children, youth, and families using systemic methods.
  5. Evaluate how to incorporate best practices and evidence-based interventions into programming and planning in integrated early education and social services settings.
  6. Determine an understanding of the ethical use of information and research, including copyright, proper citations, and interpretation of results.
  7. Construct effective technological skills to appy to educational and social service professions, established in evidence-based research.

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