Academic Catalog

RSH801 Research Methods

This course primarily investigates how to design and evaluate research in education. Emphasis in this course is on providing students with the basic information needed to understand the research process from idea formulation through data analysis and interpretation, enabling students to use this knowledge to design their own research on a topic of personal interest and permitting students to read and understand the literature of educational research. Topics include quantitative, qualitative, and mixed research designs; and applications specific to education and scholarly research.