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2021-2022 EIU Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 EIU Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDL 5900 - Introduction to Research in Education.

(3-0-3) This course is an introduction to the use of research as a school leader in current PK-12 educational settings. As such, the course will focus on understanding basic principles of scientific inquiry to conduct, review and analyze research methods as a part of a systemic school improvement process. Topics covered will include the creation of research questions/hypotheses, operational definitions of research constructs, sampling methods,
experimental and quasi-experimental designs, internal and external validity, basic psychometric and statistical methods, quantitative and qualitative inquiry, data analysis and Action Research methods. In addition, students will write an Action Research proposal in the students’ area of PK-12 education interest.

Prerequisites & Notes

Credits: 3