EPS 590 QM - Advanced Graduate Seminar - Mixed Methods
Seminar in educational policy studies; sections offered in the following fields: (a) history of education; (b) philosophy of education; (c) comparative education; (d) social foundations of education; (e) philosophy of educational research; and (f) historical methods in education. Course Information: Same as EPOL 590. 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated in the same and separate semesters to a maximum of 8 hours.
EPS 590 is an introduction to quantitative methods. Students will (1) develop conceptual understandings of the types of problems and questions best addressed using quantitative methods, (2) become informed consumers of the range of quantitative analyses used in education research, across a broad survey of disciplines, (3) conduct and explain basic statistical analyses using free statistical software, and (4) identify (without conducting) appropriate quantitative approaches to answering a range of research questions. Assignments will include short problem sets, exams, and a final data analysis project.
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Course Level: Graduate