Focus on project development and research that’s grounded in
quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
Create empirically based solutions by using psychometrically
Gain a deeper understanding of all of the different models,
approaches, and surveys used to advance education.
Develop expertise in basic qualitative design, case study,
ethnography, grounded study, and phenomenology.
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The Post-Master’s Certificate in Research curriculum focuses on a
variety of qualitative designs. Plus, you’ll learn basic qualitative
design, case study, ethnography, grounded study, phenomenology, and
Tests and Measurements for Educational Research
In this course, learners develop and apply tests and measurement
instruments, including surveys, achievement, aptitude, and personality
tests. Learners study how to collect and analyze data from these
instruments, and examine Institutional Review Board (IRB) guidelines
and ways of using various test instruments in the context of doing
empirical research, such as a dissertation.
|4 quarter credits|
Statistics for Educational Research 2
Learners in this course apply statistical analyses appropriate to
different research contexts using SPSS, a statistical software
package. Learners examine statistical concepts, including analysis of
variance (ANOVA), analysis of covariance (ANCOVA), correlation,
regression, chi square, factor analysis, and post hoc and demonstrate
different hypothesis testing techniques.
|4 quarter credits|
Educational Quantitative Research 1
In this course, learners gain a foundational understanding of the
fundamental concepts and principles that drive quantitative research
design and the differences among basic statistical analyses of
quantitative data. Learners examine statistical concepts, including
sampling methods and calculating sample sizes, descriptive statistics,
levels of measurement, standard scores, distributions, estimation,
statistical significance testing, and basic statistical analyses.
Prerequisite(s): ED8112. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
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