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Research and Evaluation
RESEARC & EVAL
CLASS CODE: RL 487 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: RECREATION LEADERSHIP
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Empirical research methods used in leisure service delivery programs. The selection and application of appropriate research methods. How to design, collect, analyze, interpret, and report information for needs assessment and program evaluation. Review of pertinent research literature.
DESCRIPTION:
TOPICS: Research Design
Data Collection
Data Analysis
Research Reporting
OBJECTIVES: Expose students to research methodology
Give students an opportunity to put these methods into practice

REQUIREMENTS: Students will research an approved question or problem related to the recreation profession. Assignments will involve all the steps of a campsite research project: problems statement, sample plan, questionnaire, and report.
PREREQUISITES: Math 221 Statistics to be completed before or concurrently.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002