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College of Education

Graduate Research Courses

Research… from an educational perspective.

We invite you see see how we can help you with your research training.

Courses Offered by the College of Education
Course Title
EdRes 562 Epistemology, Inquiry And Representation
EdRes/EdPsy 563 Principles of Research
EdRes/EdPsy 564 Qualitative Research
EdRes/EdPsy 565 Quantitative Research
EdPsych 505 Research Methods
EdPsych 508 Educational Statistics
EdPsy 568 Quasi Experimental Design
EdPsy 569 Seminar in Quantitative Techniques in Education
EdPsych 572 Intro to Systematic Literature Reviews and Meta-Analysis
SpEd 592 Single Subject Research Design and Methods
EdRes 567 Discourse Analysis
EdRes 568 Critical Ethnography
EdRes 569 Arts-Informed Perspectives in Educational Research
EdRes 570 Action Research
EdRes 571 Doctoral Dissertation Preparation
EdAd 536 Intro to Qualitative Research in Education
EdAd 537 Advanced Qualitative Research in Education
EdAd 538 Special Topics In Qualitative Research
EdAd 539 Applied Research for Educational Leaders
T&L 560 Research in Teaching
EdRes 562 Epistemology, Inquiry and Representation
EdRes/EdPsy 563 Principles of Research
T&L 588 Action Research: Teachers as Researchers
EdPsy 575 Multilevel Modeling
EdPsych 576 Factor Analytic Procedures
T&L 523 Special Topics: Mixed Methods


Research Course Prerequisites
WSU CourseĀ  Prerequisites
EdRes 562 Doctoral standing in Education or EdPsy 505 or concurrent enrollment
EdRes/EdPsy 563 CoPsy 501 or EdRes 562 or admission to the EdD program
EdRes/EdPsy 564 EdRes/EdPsy 563
EdRes/EdPsy 565 EdPsy 508 and EdRes/EdPsy 563


Note: Prior to a student enrolling in EdPsy/EdRes 565, the student should be very familiar with both conceptual and technical aspects of central tendency and variability measures, regression and correlation, hypothesis testing, z-tests and analysis of contingency tables. Below is a list of general topics that should be covered before enrollment in EdPsy/EdRes 565, like in a course such as EdPsy 508 or it’s equivalent.

List of topics

  • Displaying Data, Freqency Tables, Graphs
  • Percentiles and Percentile Ranks
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Measures of Variablity
  • Normal Distributions and Standard Scores
  • Normal Distribution
  • Introduction to Correlation
  • Introduction to Simple Linear Regression
  • Probablity
  • Sampling Distributions
  • Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
    • Testing Hypothesis about a Single Mean
    • Confidence Intervals
    • Hypothesis Testing for Independent Samples
    • Hypothesis Testing for Dependent Samples
  • Chi-square Goodness-of-Fit Test
  • Chi-square Test of Independence
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