Schedule

1. Introduction and Overview

Reading

Course Materials

2. Nature of Educational Research

Course Materials

3. Research Methodologies

Readings

Course Materials

Assignment 1: Article Summary - Due: Saturday, June 17, 2006

4. Critique of Research

Readings

Course Materials

5. Discussion of Presentations of Critiques

Readings

Assignment 2: Article Critique Due: Saturday June 24, 2006

6. Levels of Measurement

Readings

7. Quantitative Research Designs

Readings

Course Materials

8. Qualitative Research Designs

Readings

Course Materials

9. Survey Methods

Readings

10. Contemporary Issues: Implementing Scientifically-Based Research

Course Materials

Exam: Due Saturday July 15, 2006 (by 5 pm)

11. Preparation / Submission of Final Project Proposals

12. Final Project Presentations / Course Evaluation

Final Projects Due: Saturday August 5, 2006