Master of Education (M. Ed.)
(CI = Consent of Instructor)
EDF 6407 STATISTICAL ANALYSIS FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH I (4 credit hours)
Theory and application of statistical procedures to problems in education: (1) Descriptive statistics, (2) Probability-sampling distributions, (3) Inferential statistics-interval estimation, tests of significance (z, t, F-one way ANOVA). Coordinated use of computer included. Online or face-to-face delivery.
EDF 6432 FOUNDATIONS OF MEASUREMENT (3 credit hours)
Basic measurement concepts, role of measurement in education, construction of teacher-made tests and other classroom assessments, fundamental descriptive statistics for use in test interpretation and interpretation of standardized test score reports. Online or face-to-face delivery.
EDF 6461 FOUNDATIONS OF APPLIED EVALUATION (3 credit hours)
Basic knowledge on contemporary evaluation approaches and practice; tools and techniques used in evaluation; standards of quality for professional evaluation practice; evaluation ethics; appropriate evaluation uses; and impact of evaluation on decision making. Students will apply the principles of evaluation to design their own evaluation proposal.
EDF 6481 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH (3 credit hours)
Analysis of major types of educational research designs, including experimental, correlational, ex post facto, and case studies. Online or face-to-face delivery. (Prerequisite: EDF 6432, or CI)
EDF 6492 APPLIED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM EVALUATION (3 credit hours)
Design, development, implementation, and communication of both formative and summative educational program evaluation studies.
EDF 6941 PRACTICUM IN MEASUREMENT, EVALUATION, AND RESEARCH (1-4 credit hours, varies
per student; reported as an S/U grade)
This practicum provides individuals in the M.Ed. program in Measurement and Evaluation opportunities to apply research and evaluation skills in applied settings (e.g., local school districts, Centers within the University). May be repeated up to 8 hours.
EDF 6971 THESIS: MASTER/EDUCATIONAL SPECIALISTS (2-19 credit hours, varies per student; reported as an S/U grade)
EDF 7408 STATISTICAL ANALYSIS FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH II (4 credit hours)
Theory and application of statistical procedures to problems in education: (1) ANOVA-factorial; ANCOVA; (2) multiple correlation and regression -- a specific technique and a general approach to data analysis. Coordinated use of computer included. Online or face-to-face delivery. (Prerequisite: EDF 6407 or equiv. or CI)
Other Required Courses in the College of Education
EDF 6215 LEARNING PRINCIPLES APPLIED TO INSTRUCTION (4 credit hours)
Learning principles and their application to classroom instruction. (Prerequisite: CI)
EDF 6288 INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN I (3 credit hours)
Instructional design models/theories and their systematic application to instructional goals. (Prerequisite: EDF 6215 or CI)
EDF 6606 SOCIO-ECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN EDUCATION (4 credit hours)
Socioeconomic factors as they relate to the work of professional educators and the role of public education in American society.
EDG 6627 FOUNDATIONS OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (3 credit hours)
Introductory course in curriculum and instruction at the graduate level, basic to all specialized courses in the field. Emphasis on foundations, design, basic concepts, theory, and trends of curriculum from early childhood through secondary levels. Open to all graduate students. Online or face-to-face delivery. (Prerequisite: EDG 4620)