OT517 (Not Liberal Arts) Research Design 3 hrs. 3 crs. This graduate course provides students with knowledge and understanding of principles of measurement and assists students to become familiar with psychometric theory and its application to occupational therapy clinical research and practice. Students' competency in Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) is further extended using specific inferential statistical procedures designed for hypotheses testing. Students learn how to identify literature retrieval sources and conduct electronic literature searches relevant to their research projects. Preq: Department permission required.