2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDLE 753 - Advanced Research and Methodology

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course will provide doctoral candidates in the PK-12 and higher education cognate areas opportunities to investigate a variety of research approaches. This course serves as the introductory class in the doctoral dissertation writing process. The course explores the doctoral dissertation requirements of the EDLE doctoral program. The course is also the place for the doctoral candidates to begin the process of choosing and refining a topic and to complete a rough draft of the dissertation prospectus. This is a required course for all students pursuing the EDD degree. The overall purpose of the course is to introduce vocabulary, concepts, and methods of educational research. Students learn the language of research, various methods for conducting research, how to identify and synthesize research literature, how to plan a research study that improves the practice of education, and how to formally report research findings. This course is designed to support advanced doctoral students in the development of their dissertations. The course will introduce students to the APA manual, IRB application, and th ekey components of a research question, the fundamentals of research methodology, and research ethics.
Prerequisite: PK-12 Education: EDLE 703, EDLE 707, and EDLE 731

Higher Education: ELHE 703, ELHE 707, and ELHE 731

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