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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 763S - Introduction to Approaches of Inquiry

Prerequisites, EDUC 751  or EDUC 751S  or concurrent enrollment and Shanghai Normal University student in the Ph.D. in education major. Students will review major research paradigms and their ontological and epistemological underpinnings. Time will be spent exploring the ethical issues involved in research and the protections in place to ensure these ethics. Students will learn to evaluate qualitative and quantitative scholarly literature to understand reliability, validity, and trustworthiness. Students will explore research questions and understand their own researcher subjectivity. Students will critique qualitative and quantitative peer-reviewed research studies. Some sections of EDUC 763  will be combined with EDUC 763S. (Offered every year.) 3 credits