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EPOL 590 DAO - Advanced Graduate Seminar - Discourse Analysis

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


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: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated in the same and separate semesters to a maximum of 12 hours, if topics vary.

Special Instructions:

ONL Student Section. Synchronous attendance required. Canvas LMS. Discourse Analysis is a method of qualitative inquiry that involves the interpreting meaning in language in relation to social contexts and processes. In this course students will gain an understanding of major theoretical and methodological approaches to doing discourse analysis in educational research (e.g., through analysis of face-to-face or online classroom talk and interaction, or published policy documents). Course assignments will provide students with opportunities to develop tools for conducting research using discourse analytic methods. This is an advanced qualitative methods course. Students need to have taken an introductory qualitative methods course prior to this one.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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