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ED 740 Overview

This seminar reviews the elements of research design that apply to qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. It exposes the student to: qualitative research designs such as case study research and ethnographic research; historical research; non-experimental quantitative research such as survey research, longitudinal research, correlational research, and experimental research designs. The seminar emphasizes the basics of research planning and design using descriptive methodologies in a practicum setting. Simulations and pilot studies in research are used as a springboard to provide beginning researchers with an understanding of research components such as sampling techniques, measurement issues, and statistics.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • ED