Doctoral Project I: Advanced Research Methods

SCH PR820 - Doctoral Project I: Advanced Research Methods

Credits: 3

This is the first of a two-course sequence that prepares the doctoral candidate to conduct the doctoral project. Review and enhancement of research skills will feature understanding and applications of commonly used applied research designs, internal and external validity, program evaluation, qualitative methods, survey research, single-subject design, and proper choice of statistical analysis for various designs. The course promotes further understanding of evidence-based practice, research ethics, and the interplay between social/disciplinary relevance and study feasibility. With the focus on applied research, case studies and prospective student doctoral project topics will be used to illustrate concepts and methods. Open only to students in the doctoral program in School Psychology.