EDUF 7116. Applied Educational Research: Assessing and Monitoring Student Achievement (3-0-3) Advanced applications of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-methods research with consideration of historical, descriptive, correlational, causal-comparative, and experimental studies. Emphasis on data collection and analysis to assess and monitor student achievement.
EDEC 7147. Investigating Problems in Early Childhood Education (3-0-3) Prerequisite: EDUF 7116, "C" or better. An investigation and identification of problems in the organization and implementation of early childhood curriculum and instruction. The course includes the identification of appropriate research methods including qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. This course leads to producing a proposal for the ECE specialist project.