Aug 12, 2022  
ACE Catalog - Volume 18 
    
ACE Catalog - Volume 18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RES5183 - Research Methods for Elementary Teacher

Credits: 3
This course enables students to become informed consumers of educational research and to develop skills that prepare them to carry out action research in their schools and classrooms. An emphasis is placed on providing students with knowledge that they can apply in determining whether particular research findings are relevant to their leadership and instructional practices and to distinguish between trustworthy and non-trustworthy research. The course places action research within the context of various types of research and examines research in terms basic concepts and various purposes, methods, data, and paradigms. Emphasis is placed on how research can become a vital and relevant tool for teachers and school leaders.