Course Catalog


Research Design in Higher Education

This course, as the third part of the Higher Education Doctoral Programs research methods sequence, introduces students to research design in educational and social science research, with specific emphasis on higher education. In this class, students will learn how to identify and frame research problems and how to select appropriate research methods. During the course, we will review purpose statements and research questions, experimental and quasi-experimental research designs, survey research, qualitative approaches to data collection, trustworthiness in qualitative research, reliability and validity in quantitative research, sample selection and recruitment, data analysis, and research proposal development.

Offered in:

2016 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 3614 F 09:00 AM - 11:50 AM Franke,Ray W01-0075A More Info