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The goal of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to critically evaluate educational research. The primary goals of the course are for students to be able to formulate appropriate research questions, consider alternative mixed methods designs including action research and case studies, and address methodological issues associated with working with qualitative and quantitative data. A significant portion of the course is devoted to learning statistical analyses methods using SPSS. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement.