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EDUC 761, Introduction to Educational Research, 2 Units

The course introduces quantitative and qualitative research designs. Students examine the role of theory, research, and its applications to practice in education. Statistical concepts, such as hypothesis testing, basic descriptive and inferential statistics are presented in relation to quantitative research designs. Students experience hands-on computer applications with SPSS software. Qualitative approaches to research are also explored through reading and evaluating empirical research.

Corequisite: EDUC 760