EDP 599: Action Research
Synonym:69048 (for web registration)
Meeting Schedule:Mon 7/12 - 7/14 (8:00AM-4:59PM)
Sun 7/11 (1:00PM-4:59PM)
Competency Area: Educational & Social Policy
Required of and restricted to students in the Educating for Sustainability 2009 cluster through April 28; open to other students on April 29.
This course will introduce students to the theory and strategies behind action research and will enable them to begin work on selecting an appropriate topic for their Master's Projects and to develop a proposal for their project. Strategies for framing a question, collecting data and determining samples will be part of the discussion. Methods of quantitative and qualitative research will be discussed and the relationship of purpose to method examined. Emphasis will be on the living, changing nature of qualitative research during the process of developing the Master's Project Proposal.