Apr 24, 2024  
ACE Catalog - Volume 20 
    
ACE Catalog - Volume 20 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RES5323 - Research Design and Application

Credits: 3
This course enables students to become informed consumers of research and to develop skills to prepare them to carry out action research in their schools and organizations. An emphasis is placed on providing students with knowledge 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 of basic concepts and various purposes, methods, data, and paradigms. Emphasis is placed on how research can become a vital and relevant tool for educational and organizational leaders.