EDD 8910 - Research Methods
The primary purpose of this course is to prepare the student to conduct educational research at the graduate level and to develop the skills necessary for writing an effective research proposal. Students will work through the steps of the process of research through planning, conducting, and evaluating a research project. Included will be quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods designs.
The readings and exercises in this course are designed to assist the student to choose and develop an acceptable research problem, review the research literature, and address the methodological issues of the research project. The student may choose to use this class to guide the writing of the dissertation proposal. If this is done, the student must be in consultation through the process with his or her major professor. All substantive and procedural issues must result from a collaborative effort between the student and major professor. 3 semester hr(s).
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