EDA 7400: Research in Education: Quantitative Method
Course Description for Research in Education: Quantitative Method
Research in Education: Quantitative Method
Description: This course is a close examination of the major approaches to quantitative research in education and critical analysis of their appropriateness and strengths in studying research questions in applied contexts. Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the doctoral program. This course provides an introduction to basic research design as well as quantitative methods for analyzing and interpreting results of correlational and experimental studies in education and related disciplines. Emphasis will be placed on relations between various statistical procedures as well as on the application of statistical software in conducting and interpreting analyses. Students will be expected to run the various statistical procedures in programs like Microsoft Excel and IBM SPSS given relevant data sets and write up summaries of the results.