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College of Education Research Courses

Overview of research/foundations of research/survey courses

Overview of Research/Foundations of Research/Survey Courses

CoE COURSECROSS LISTTITLEDESCRIPTIONINSTRUCTORPRE-REQS
ATED 507 (Online) Research and Evaluation in Adult Education Guided discussion and reading in selected research and evaluation methods and trends as applied in adult education settings. (Online and through World Campus) ATED 460
ATED 532 (Online) Research and Evaluation in Distance Education Study of previous, current, and needed research strategies, and issues concerning evaluation in distance education. (Online and through World Campus) none
ATED 580 Adult Education Research Seminar A seminar dealing with specific research topics and methods in adult education. Open to advanced students in adult education. (usually offered at Harrisburg campus) ATED 507; EDPSY 400; EDPSY 475
ATED 588 (Online) Professional Seminar: Research and Adult Education Review of research in adult education, current and past, with analysis of its directions, effects, methodology, quality, financing, and prospects. (Online and through World Campus) ATED 460; ATED507
CI 400 Introduction to Research Literature Introduction to research literature and methodology; stress on interpretation, sources, and research reporting. student teaching or teaching experience
CI 597A HI ED 597 A
EDLDR 597A/
EDTHP 597D
Foundations of Education (CI)
Foundations of Research (HIED/EDLDR/EDTHP)
An overview of a variety of approaches to educational research within the context of the Educatioon Science Reform Act of 2002. D. Evensen, P. Shannon none
CN ED 526 Research in Counselor Education Evaluating counselor education research from scientist-practitioner perspective; emphasis on how to develop and use research with an applied focus. S. Woodhouse none
CSA 504 Research and Assessment in Student Affairs This course provides the basic knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design, implement, and evaluation assessment programs in student affairs. S. Rankin none
EDLDR 580 The Use of Theory in EDADM Critical analysis of current theories, problem findings and hypothesis formulation. N. Prestine EDLDR 480; 6 credits in EDLDR
EDLDR 581 Field Research in Educational Leadership Field study and qualitative methods in research on educational organizations. N. Prestine EDLDR 480; 6 credits in EDLDR
EDLDR 585 EDTHP 585, HI ED 585 Research Design: Implications for Decisions in Higher Education A capstone course on research design and analytical approaches to support decision-making in administration and policy-making. K. Schafft and K. Bodovski EDPSY 400 & EDPSY 406 OR AG 400 & RSOC 573
EDTHP 597 special topic Quantitative Studies in Education Reviews existing quantitative studies in education with the emphasis on methods used, theoretical and practical implications. K. Bodovski none
INSYS 545 Research in Instructional Computing The critical analysis of research in instructional computing and the application of research methodologies in instructional computing research. EDPSY 475 OR INSYS 575
INSYS 583 Survey of Research in Instructional Systems and Technology Analysis and evaluation of research in domains of instructional systems and technology. B. Grabowski PhD or EdD candidacy
LLED 597 Research in Language and Literacy Education Cooperative design and study of research in language and literacy education. CI 400 OR EDPSY 400
SCIED 558 Research Problems in Science Teaching Problems and research dealing with curriculum, materials, evaluation, and supervision of science teaching and learning. SCIED 412 OR SCIED 458; teaching experience
SPLED 573 Introduction to Research in Special Education A seminar to review and design research in special education. D. Lee SPLED 454
SS ED 533 Research in the Teaching of Social Studies Procedures and methods of research for the teaching of social studies, strategies of investigation, and review of research literature. S. Metzger 12 credits in Social Sciences at 400 or 500 level & teaching experience
WF ED 550 Research in Workforce Education Research techniques in workforce education. D. Passmore none

 

Qualitative Research

CoE COURSECROSS LISTTITLEDESCRIPTIONINSTRUCTORPRE-REQS
ADTED 550 Qualitative Research in Adult Education Introduction to the theory, principles, and practice of qualitative research. I. Baptiste and F. Schied (two sections) none
ADTED 551 Qualitative Data Analysis Students learn to analyze data qualitatively by engaging in, and continuously reflecting on the process. I. Baptiste (usually offered 1st summer session only) ADTED 550 & INSYS 574
ADTED 552 Participatory Action Research Examines origins, historical development, main characteristics, methodological assumptions and models, practice of participatory action research adult education and community development. L. Semali none
CI 501 Teaching as Inquiry Course guides teachers to develop systematic inquires into effective teaching and learning. Stephanie Serriere; Jamie Myers none
CI 502 Qualitative Research in Curriculum and Instruction I Presentation of theoretical and practical issues related to designing and proposing qualitative research concerning curriculum, teaching and/or learning. G. Kelly; K. Powell; K. Collins none
CN PSY 497A Observational Research Counseling psychology research, including observation of at-risk families and use of a variety of coding systems to study parenting processes, and self/emotion regulation in children and adults, and supervised on an individual basis. E. Skowron
EDLDR 581 Field Research in Educational Leadership Field study and qualitative methods in research on educational organizations. N. Prestine EDLDR 480; 6 credits EDLDR
EDLDR 586 EDTHP 586, HI ED 586 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research Exploration of the theoretical framework undergirding qualitative research and its attendant practices and techniques. G. LeTendre; D. Evensen; K. Schafft (varies) none
EDLDR 588 EDTHP 588, HI ED 588 Qualitative methods in Educational Research II Advanced study of methods involved in executing and analyzing qualitative research in education. D. Evensen EDLDR 586
INSYS 574 Applied Qualitative Research for Work Practice, Innovation, and Systems Design Investigates qualitative research paradigms and methodologies; develops skills in use of ethnographic methods in work practice, innovation and systems design. A. Carr-Chellman Any introductory research design course (i.e. ADTED 550) OR instructor permission
LLED 503 ENGL 503 Research Methods in Composition Introduction to the issues and methods of empirical research in composition. none
LLED 597C Research in Children's Literature Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term. none
SS ED 533 Research in the Teaching of Social Studies Procedures and methods of research for the teaching of social studies, strategies of investigation, and review of research literature. S. Metzger 12 credits in Social Sciences at 400 or 500 level & teaching experience

 

Quantitative Research

CoE COURSECROSS LISTTITLEDESCRIPTIONINSTRUCTORPRE-REQS
EDPSY 400 Introduction to Statistics in Educational Research The foundations of statistical techniques used in educational research; distributions, central tendency, variability, correlation, regression, probability, sampling, hypothesis testing. R. Sperling none
EDPSY 406 Applied Statistical Inference for the Behavioral Sciences Common techniques (parametric) covered through two-factor analysis of variance (independent samples); hypothesis testing, confidence interval, power, robustness; MINITAB frequently used. Cristin Hall ED PSY 400 OR STAT 200
EDPSY 450 PSYCH 404 Principles of Measurement Scale transformation, norms, standardization, validation procedures, estimation of reliability. H. Suen EDPSY 400 OR PSYCH 200 OR PSYCH 100 & STAT 200
EDPSY 475 Introduction to Educational Research Scientific method; classes of variables in educational research; the measurement of classroom behavior; survey, predictive, and experimental studies. H. Suen EDPSY 400
EDPSY 506 Advanced Techniques for Analyzing Educational Experiments Analytical and experimental control considerations for designs involving nested and/or crossed subjects. Analysis of variance and multiple comparisons via computers. Pui-Wa Lei EDPSY 406 OR PSYCH 400
EDPSY 507 Multivariate Procedures in Educational Research Introduction to matrix algebra, computer programming, multiple regression analysis, multiple and canonical correlation, multiple discriminant analysis, classification procedures, factor analysis. R. Stevens EDPSY 406 OR PSYCH 400
EDPSY 554 Theories of Psychological Measurement Basic true-score and error models; their extensions to test reliability and test validity; problems of item analysis and weighting. Hoi Suen EDPSY 450
EDPSY 555 CI ED 555 Validity of Assessment Results Concepts, issues, and methods of validation of educational and psychological assessment including models and approaches to validation, bias, and utility. Hoi Suen EDPSY 406; EDPSY 450
EDTHP 597A Quantitative Studies in Education Reviews existing quantitative studies in education with the emphasis on methods used, theoretical and practical implications. K. Bodovski none
EDTHP 597A Improving Educational Writing for Proposals and Publication Focus on the components of high-quality academic writing for educational research with a special emphasis on ways to improve the writing process. none
INSYS 575 Designing Experimental Research in Instructional Systems Designing research studies in Instructional Systems of a quantitative and experimental nature. Will result in a research proposal. F. Dwyer none
SPLED 505 Single-Case Research Overview of research methods associated with collecting and evaluating repeated measures on single cases. D. Lee/R. Kubina none

 

Mixed Methods

CoE COURSECROSS LISTTITLEDESCRIPTIONINSTRUCTORPRE-REQS
CI 500 Multiple and Mixed methods in Curriculum Inquiry Multiple and mixed methods of inquiry to investigate problems in the practice of curriculum and instruction. none
EDLDR 589 Mixed Methods in Educational and Social Scientific Research This course considers the epistemological and paradigmatic implications of mixed methods research within educational and other social scientific research contexts. none

 

Research Activity/Production

CoE COURSECROSS LISTTITLEDESCRIPTIONINSTRUCTORPRE-REQS
CI 503 Qualitative Research in Curriculum and Instruction II Considers forms of qualitative data, data analyses, procedures to generate data relationships, interpretation, and presentation of data. K. Powell/J. Myers CI 502
CN PSY 597B Research Practicum to Counseling Psychology Provides orientation to CNPSY program including policies & requirements. Course is part of sequence designed to assist student complete a successful dissertation proposal. S. Woodhouse none
HI ED 585 EDLDR 585/EDTHP 585 Research Design: Implications for Decisions in Higher Education A capstone course on research design and analytical approaches to support decision-making in administration and policy-making. K. Schafft, K. Bodovski EDPSY 400 & EDPSY 406 OR AG 400 & RSOC 573
HI ED 594 Research Topics Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis. D. Evensen, R. Geiger none