Educational Research, Statistics, and Program Evaluation
This course introduces students to the basic techniques of conducting and analyzing educational research and educational program evaluation. The course is designed to: provide students with basic information needed to understand the process involved in conducting research, enable students to design and conduct their own educational research projects, and permit students to read, understand, and critique the literature of educational research. Candidates are exposed to applications of statistical techniques, including descriptive, correlational, and inferential techniques as they apply to educational research and evaluation. Candidates develop skills in applying knowledge of basic processes and methodologies of developing a research proposal and carrying out a research project.