Consulting Office for Research in Education

Consulting Office for Research in Education (CORE)

In our efforts to increase College of Education support for the conduct of quantitative and qualitative research, CORE provides free methodological consulting for the College faculty and graduate students. CORE helps with the planning of research and in the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data.  

This consultation service is funded by the College of Education Dean's Office and provided by the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies.  


Technical advice and guidance will be provided on methodological issues such as: 

  • Research design
  • Sampling strategies and sample size determination
  • Reliability Estimation
  • Data screening
  • Statistical analysis
  • Data presentation
  • Thematic analysis
  • Data coding
  • Instrument design/development
  • Psychometrics


Individual consultations are by appointment only.  We will try to accommodate your busy schedule by meeting at times most convenient for you. And remember, CORE services are free!

Email or call us today to schedule your individual consultation.

College of Education Research

The College of Education has approximately 182 Faculty Areas of Expertise — we encourage you to explore the research possibilities. We aim to promote educational research and innovation by providing information and services that will lead to improvements in the creation, publication, and utilization of new knowledge. Through this process, students develop their teaching, learning, leadership, and educational services.

Learn more about the Centers & Institutes in the College of Education that help make this happen.