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VOED 6573 Introduction to Research and Evaluation in Vocational Education WELCOME Fall, 2008 Instructor: David Agnew
Tonight Introductions Overview of the course Handout course outline Logging on to Blackboard Projects Introduction to Research Activity/quiz The need for Educational Research Your Assignment, Read Hamblin Blackboard check-in… In the news……Example:
Objectives: Session 1 1. Define terms associated with educational research. 2. Give 2 examples of topics educational researchers might investigate. 3. Name and give an example of four ways of knowing other than the method used by scientists. 4. Explain why a knowledge of scientific research methodology can be of value to educators and society. 5. Name and give an example of 6 different types of research methodologies used by ed researchers. 6. Describe the differences among descriptive, associational, and intervention-type studies. 7 Describe briefly the difference between quantitative and qualitative research. 8. Describe briefly what is meant by mixed methods research. 9. Describe briefly the basic components involved in the research process.
Handouts Course outline Copies of Power Point 1 Copies of Power Point 2 Hamblin Article News article and Instrument