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ERME 7460 Interpretation and Evaluation of Research (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3 )


Course Description

This course will improve a students' understanding of the empirical research literature in education and psychology. It concentrates on developing the conceptual foundations of empirical research and the practical analytic skills needed by a competent reader and user of research articles. Topics address purpose statements, hypotheses, sampling techniques, sample sizes and power, instrument development, internal and external validity, and typical quantitative research designs. Exercises emphasize the critical evaluation of published research. Each student will develop a research proposal.


Instructor(s): Larry Ludlow and Lauren Saenz

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Mental Health counseling students must take APSY7460.12. Other sections do not meet licensing requirement for mental health students.


Last Updated: 21-Feb-14