EDUC 065. Educational Research for Social Changes: Qualitative Methods
How can educational research change policy and practice? In this course, students engage with this question as they learn the basics of qualitative research methodology, including choosing a topic, reviewing literature, collecting and analyzing data, and communicating findings for various audiences. Students taking the course for a full credit work as members of a research team, conduct research in and around schools (projects vary each semester). Class participants visit educational research organizations and meet with researchers working on some of the most pressing issues in education today. This course is essential for students planning to write 1 or 2 credit theses in Educational Studies.
Prerequisite: EDUC 014 and an intermediate level educational studies course.
Eligible for CBL
Spring 2018. Staff.
Spring 2019. Staff.
Spring 2020. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Educational Studies
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/educational-studies