Prerequisites: MATH 140; Completion of lower division writing requirement. Preparatory: CADV 150. Corequisite: CADV 380L. Designed to introduce students to the scientific process of studying children and adolescents. Through hands-on experiences, students gain insight into some of the key issues facing researchers, including problems of measurement, observation and interpretation, generation and testable questions, development of coding systems and establishment of reliability. Students work in small groups to plan and carry out their own research projects at University-affiliated sites.