M.Ed. Introduction to Current Topics in Educational Research

This core course is designed to provide a foundation whereby students will gain an understanding and appreciation for the field of research in education as well as the major issues in contemporary education. Students will critically evaluate innovative educational projects and educational attempts that have been made to address contemporary issues in education using quantitative, qualitative and mixed method research design. This course will give students an appreciation for the value and utility of research, and provide them with the skills to become discerning in their analysis and application of it.