ED REM 6750 Advanced Research Design in Education: 3 semester hours

Prerequisites: ED REM 6735 or consent of instructor. Course is designed to provide students with a thorough background in the fundamental principles of research design in education, and the knowledge and skills necessary to design and carry out studies appropriate to a wide variety of research problems. It focuses on tailoring the research design and methodology to most effectively address the problem or issue of concern, including qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method designs. This is an experiential course designed around active discussion by students each week, and requires each student to develop a detailed research proposal for conducting a study to examine an appropriate educational research problem.