Jun 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDAD 835 - Research Design and Methods

3 Credits

702 Prerequisite(s): EDAD 810 The purpose of this course is to provide doctoral students with the skill necessary to design empirical research studies in the field of education. Survey, correlation and experimental research methods and practices are emphasized in the course. Course topics include: purposes and types of educational research; steps in conducting research and preparing a research proposal; selection of research questions for investigation and literature reviews; basic statistical methods and an introduction to statistical packages; development and validation of instrumentation; principles of sampling; research designs; data collection techniques; interpreting results, drawing conclusions, and reporting results. Survey and experimental research methods and practices are emphasized in the course.