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Research Methods in Higher Education II
This core course is the second in a two-semester research sequence. It guides students in modes of quantitative and qualitative data analysis. In quantitative analysis, it instructs students in descriptive statistics and works through problems utilizing tests of differences, association, the analysis of variance and correlation analysis. In qualitative analysis, it focuses on the framing of hypotheses, the analysis of content, coding, graphic displays and ways of utilizing data from observations and interviews. Connections with dissertation research in higher education are also explored.