Graduate Courses: College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Courses: Systems Analysis, Evaluation, and Research (SAER)
7365: Management and Use of Computing in Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: ELCS 6301, ELCS 6302 and SAER 6365 or consent of instructor. Use and management of large and small computers in education from a district/university-wide perspective. Management and information systems, database systems, and business management.
7381: Field Methods in Educational Research
Cr. 3. (3-0). Design, data collection, and analysis techniques for field or empirical and nonexperimental research, including surveys, observational studies, content analysis, and case studies.
7385: Systems Analysis and Planning
Cr. 3. (3-0). Rationale and applications of systems theory; systems analysis of educational problems and practice in applying the systems approach to problems of educational administration and policy research.
8320: Ethnographic Methods in Educational Research
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: EPSY 8310. Data collection, techniques of analysis, and ethical issues involved in using ethnographic methods in educational research.
8321: Survey Methods in Educational Research
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: SAER 7381 or EPSY 8310. Techniques of sampling, data collection, and analysis used in educational surveys.
8354: Seminar in Decision Support Systems
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: SAER 7365 or consent of instructor. Theory and concepts of decision support systems design in management information in educational organizations.
8365: Seminar in Expert Systems for Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: SAER 7365 or consent of instructor. Theory and applications of Artificial Intelligence Research. Applications are to knowledge-based systems, intelligent tutoring systems, and expert systems. Emphasis on knowledge engineering, design and evaluation of rule-based prototype systems.
8370: Program Evaluation Research
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: EDRS 8380 and EDRS 8381, post master's standing, or consent of instructor. Methods related to planning and implementing evaluation of educational programs. National standards are examined for assessing the quality of evaluations relative to utility, feasibility, propriety, and accuracy.
8388: Seminar in Research in Educational Leadership and Cultural Studies
Cr. 3. (3-0). Development and analysis of dissertation research proposals in educational leadership and cultural studies, including concepts and techniques of research, problem identification, hypothesis development, data gathering and analysis, and proposal and report writing.
Catalog Publish Date: January 14, 2013
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