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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDU 516 - Continuing Professional Development through Research

This course is designed to introduce pre-service and practicing teachers to research and the ways in which it can be used for professional development. It will help candidates compare alternative philosophies of research, ways of formulating questions/hypotheses, research plans, and analysis procedures as they relate to improving teaching skills. Candidates evaluate existing studies and investigate a range of research approaches. This course uses a seminar format in which candidates investigate educational issues to formulate research questions, select methods of data collection, analyze ethical issues, and reflect on ways this research will improve their practice.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing
Credit: 3