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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

HIGHED 753 - Research Design in Higher Education

3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded
Not repeatable for credit

This course, as the third part of the Higher Education Doctoral Program’s 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.

Enrollment Requirements:
Pre-requisite: Graduate student in HIGHED