This research seminar exposes doctoral candidates to the creation,
implementation, and dissemination of a focused research agenda based
on the area of specializations of the core faculty. The seminar focuses
on reading and evaluating educational research, collecting and analyzing
both qualitative and quantitative data, and engaging in collaborative
research. This course is required of all Ph.D. students beginning their second year of the program, and requires attendance at a professional conference
each semester. Students take 1–2 units per semester for a total of 4 units.