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EDA 7420: Foundations of Research in Education

Course Description for Foundations of Research in Education

EDA7420: Foundations of Research in Education
Co-requisites: EDF 7545
Description: This course will focus on preparing the educational leader to become an informed consumer and a novice producer of educational research within diverse communities and educational organizations. The course focuses on understanding a variety of approaches to problem identification and problem solving in education. This includes a survey of research in educational leadership including understanding various issues relative to effective design and interpretation of research studies in educational leadership. Emphasis will be on quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method approaches. Course activities will include lectures and discussions on topics relative to the understanding of educational research, individual and group activities focused on research issues, and individual projects and presentations focused on critical review of extant research studies. EDF 7545