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MA Early Childhood Education
Course Description

EDUC 414
Quantitative Methods

This course introduces students to the application of quantitative methods in educational research. Major topics include formulation and testing of hypotheses, sampling, establishing validity and reliability, and instrumentation. Examples of various types of observation and survey instruments are used to illustrate the uses and limitations of such tools. The forms and uses of standard design (such as pre- and post-testing) and their applications to specific interventions or research questions are covered.

Course Credit:

Joseph Kahne

Open to graduate students only.


Last Updated: 9/21/17