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MEd 667 Design in educational research (3 Credits)

This course addresses a broad range of research design covering research endeavors in education. After completing the course, students are expected to develop a better understanding of the basic vocabulary of design in educational research, including the basic forms (such as constructivist, post positivist, and critical theory).

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the tools of science used to construct a professional language within the field of education.
  • Learn and understand the broad range of research design covering research endeavors in education. Learn about the basic forms -- constructivist, post positivist, and critical theory - of design in educational research.
  • Define the various types of research in terms of relative strengths and weaknesses and specific tools and techniques of data collection.
  • Use existing research in developing a theoretical understanding of the topic.