CECS 5610

Analysis of Research in Educational Technology

Fall 2002

Schedule of Topics

November 11, 2002
1. Introduction and Overview

2. Nature of Educational Research


November 18, 2002
3. Research Methodologies
    Reading:
    • Poirot/Knezek Article

    • Campbell & Stanley
      Three Pre-Experimental Designs, pages 6-12

    • Campbell & Stanley
      Three True Experimental Designs, pages 13-33

    • Discussion of Campbell & Stanley Notation
      Audio (7.2M 15:48) Dr. Ricky Fluke

    • Quantitative Research Designs
      B. Brillhart

    Article Summary Due


November 25, 2002
4. Critique of Research


December 2, 2002
5. Discussion of Presentations of Critiques
    Reading:
    • Campbell & Stanley
      Correlational and Ex Post Factor Designs, 64-70
    Article Critique Due


December 9, 2002
6. Levels of Measurement

7. Quantitative Research Designs

8. Qualitative Research Designs


December 16, 2002
9. Survey Methods
    Reading:
    • McMillian
      Chapter 5


10. Exam

11. Preparation / Submission of Final Project Proposals

12. Consultation on Projects


January 13, 2002
13. Final Project Presentations


January 20, 2002
14. Final Project Presentations


January 27, 2002
15. Final Project Presentations / Course Evaluation