EDUC7555: Mixed Methods Research

Credits 3

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to different approaches used in conducting educational research, the criteria used to judge the quality of research, and strategies to consider when designing a research study. The course will focus on both qualitative and quantitative approaches and will also consider mixed-methods research designs and action research approaches. By the end of the course, students should be able to critically review research and be able to suggest research design decisions for their own research proposal. Students will investigate a research question and independently prepare an action research proposal.