L&I 641 - Research in Special Education (3)

The purpose of this course is to introduce credential candidates to a variety of educational research methods in special education. Students will be exposed to issues and topics related to students with disabilities, and qualitative and quantitative research designs including sampling procedures, measurement instruments, data collection methods, data analysis, and statistical analysis. Students will then use the information from class sessions and readings to identify a potential research topic in special education and develop a research proposal for the Masters Thesis or Field Project.