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Translating Early Education Research into Practice

This course provides students with a comprehensive conceptual understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods with an emphasis on linking theory to practice, and interpreting and applying research findings. The course examines connections among theoretical frameworks, research questions, design, methods of data collection, and analysis and reporting. Students will critique research and explore methods for evaluating research and translating research findings for use in early education settings. The course will help learners to become better consumers of research, and to understand the ways education research relates to practice and early care and education quality improvement.

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