The online Mixed Methods Research Graduate Certificate requires 18 credit hours. The courses listed below are all available online and will fulfill the requirements for the certificate.
With adviser approval, students can transfer in a maximum of six credit hours from other accredited institutions. Additional course options are available on-campus for students in the Lincoln area. Please contact Dr. Charles Ansorge for more information.
Computation and interpretation of measures of central position, variability and correlation; introduction to sampling, probability, and tests of significance.
Applications of Selected Advanced Statistics
Prereq: EDPS 859
Variety of parametric and nonparametric analyses, including analysis of variance (completely randomized design and various factorial designs), regression analysis, analysis of covariance, full model stepwise multiple regression, chi square Mann-Whitney U, and Wilcoxon test. Understanding and application of these analyses. Appropriate mainframe and microcomputer statistical packages utilized to assist in the numerical analysis of data.
Introduction to Educational and Psychological...
Introduction to Educational and Psychological Measurement
Prereq: EDPS 859 or equivalent
Introduction to the construction, evaluation, and ethical use of measurement instruments commonly used in education and psychology. Test construction principles, item analysis, reliability, validity, ethical issues in testing, and evaluation of standardized tests.
Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research
Prereq: EDPS 459/859 or equivalent; EDPS *800 or equivalent. Uses of qualitative research methods in education. The theoretical premises of research using qualitative methods and the application of this information through critique and planning research. Qualitative methods for data collection.
Seminar in Qualitative Research (TEAC 935)
Prereq: EDPS 900K or permission
Seminar intended for doctoral-level students who have completed an initial qualitative research methodology course and who want to increase their skills in qualitative research. Data collection and analysis strategies and the application of those strategies to research problems.
Mixed Methods Research
Prereq: EDPS 800 or equivalent, and EDPS 900K
EDPS 936 is for students already familiar with quantitative and qualitative research. An introduction to mixed methods research as a distinct methodology in social science research Topics include the value and use of this approach, philosophical assumptions, various types of design, and approaches to designing and conducting mixed methods research.