Prepares doctoral students to interpret, evaluate and design quantitative research. Explores major concepts and practices of quantitative research methodology, data collection, analysis and research design. Emphasizes the application of appropriate statistical concepts to practical questions in education policy and evaluation. Includes hands-on exploration of experimental and quasi-experimental design, data collection and analysis procedures, validity, generalizability, and ethics. Prerequisite: EDCI 700. three hours per week.
EDCI 790 DOCTORAL INDEPENDENT STUDY (Fall 2019)
Provides supervised experiences needed for doctoral students to prepare for dissertation research and/or career advancement in the field of higher education. Prerequisites: Admission to the Ed.D. program, permission of the Ed.D. director. One to three hours per week.
EDCI 815 DISSERTATION III (Fall 2019)
Additional dissertation enrollment following the first nine hours until the semester of defense. Should a student not complete the dissertation work required during EDCI 810, then enrollment in this course is required each semester until completion. Prerequisites: Admission to Ed.D. program, advancement to candidacy, EDCI 805, EDCI 810. One-three hours per week. (P/F)
EDCI 805 DISSERTATION I (Spring 2020)
Development of proposal for dissertation research and submission of research protocol in Institutional Review Board for approval. Prerequisites: Admission to Ed.D. program, advancement to candidacy. Three hours per week. (P/F)
The Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) is a Consortium of over 80 colleges and schools of education, which have committed resources to work together to undertake a critical examination of the doctorate in education (EdD) through dialog, experimentation, critical feedback and evaluation.