Data, Data, Data! (Self-Paced)
This course is designed to align with chapters 3 and 4 of The Use of Data in School Counseling: Hatching Results for Students, Programs, and the Profession (Hatch, 2014). This course is an introduction to how school counselors and educators can begin to use data in designing, implementing, evaluating, and improving school counseling and other programs in schools.
This course is entirely online, meaning that there are no physical face-to-face classroom meetings. As a self-paced course, students will not receive feedback on their work or participate in group discussions.
This course is designed to align with chapters 3 and 4 of The Use of Data in School Counseling: Hatching Results for Students, Programs, and the Profession (Hatch, 2014) textbook, which is available for purchase via Amazon or Corwin Press.
Students who take this course will gain the following attitudes, knowledge, and skills:
- Believe in the value of collecting data
- Believe using data can effect change in students
- Believe it is important to chart goals, objectives, and outcomes
- Believe it is important to disaggregate data
- Believe it is important for school counselors to be experts in certain data sets
- Believe it is important to use data to design interventions
- Identify accessible sources of school data
- Identify achievement-related data
- Describe the purpose of data collection
- Compare and contrast process, perception, and results data
- Explain the ASK acronym
- Define immediate, intermediate, and long-range data
- Locate data via online data resources
- Draw a visual that explains data linkages
- Create measurable outcome goals
- Draw the Hatching Results conceptual diagram
- Explain the conceptual diagram for intentional guidance
- Create the conceptual diagram for systems change