This course is an introduction to conducting research in the learning sciences, including how to use theory as a guide to conducting literature reviews and formulating research questions. The course introduces quantitative and qualitative research design, data collection and analysis, and other aspects of research relevant to learning, teaching, and other topics relevant to education. A secondary goal is to better understand research reported in the primary literature as well as in the news media. Assignments will include evaluating research papers and writing a research proposal. See Course in Course Explorer

Credit Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.

Prerequisite: EPSY 280 or EPSY 480 or PSYC 235 or PSYC 301.

Past Sections

Section Schedule Type Dates Instructor Days Times Location
ALecture-Discussion8/22/2016 - 12/7/2016Cromley, JT,R09:00 AM - 10:50 AM42A Education Building