Educational Technology

Research
MSTU5510

Fall & Spring
2002-2003

 

 

 

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Educational Technology Research

Fall & Spring 2002-2003

Professor Danielle E. Kaplan

 

Syllabus

 

Reading Materials

Required:

Readings/resources provided via hyperlinks and discussion

       Teachers College Office of Doctoral Studies forms

Recommended: 

Here are a few to start.  Consider this dynamic . . .

 

  • Flagg, B. N. Formative Evaluation for Educational Technologies, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers, New Jersey, 1990 (ISBN 0-8058-0127-8)
  • Marshal M. and Rossman G. B. (1999).  Designing Qualitative Research (2nd edition).  Thousand Oaks, California:  Sage Publishing.

       Patton, M. Q. (1990).  Qualitative Evaluation and Research Methods (2nd edition). Thousand Oaks, California:  Sage Publishing.

  • Strauss, A. & Corbin, J. (1998).  Basics of Qualitative Research (2nd edition).  Thousand Oaks, California:  Sage Publishing.
  • Qualitative Research for Education: An Introduction to Theory and Methods, Robert C. Bogdan,
    Sari Knopp Biklen, ISBN: 0-205-27564-8, Publisher: Allyn & Bacon,  Copyright: 1998
  • The Clinical Interview of the Child
    Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., and Nancy Thorndike Greenspan

 

Books can be purchased at Erlbaum Online, Borders Books Online, Barnes & Noble, etc.

 

 

 

Syllabus (this a dynamic document- resources will be continuously updated/modified)

Date

Topics and Readings

September 5 & January 23

Welcome and Introduction

September 12 & January 30

& February 6

Module 1: Background Search, Framing, Research Questions

  • Participant postings/literature.

Complete Activity 1

September 19 & February 13

Module 2: Pilot Study Proposal

  • Participant postings/literature.

Complete Activity 2

September 26

& February 20

Module 3: Research Methods Review- Experimental Design

  

Complete Activity 3

October 3 & February 27

Module 4: Experimental Research Design & Implementation

  • Participant designs in forum
  • Background resources from Review

Complete Activity 4

October 10 & March 6

Module 5: Research Methods Review- Survey, Observation, Action, & Design Research

        Glaser’s The Grounded Theory Institute

        Educational Action Research Journal

 

Complete Activity 5

October 17 & March 13

Module 6: “Qualitative” Research Design & Implementation

  • Participant designs in forum
  • Background resources from Review

Complete Activity 6

October 24 & March 27

Module 7: Formative and Summative Evaluation

       Reeves, Evaluating What Really Matters in Computer-Based Education

Complete Activity 7

October 31 & April 3

Module 8: Evaluation Design & Implementation

  • Participant designs in forum
  • Background resources from Review

Complete Activity 8

November 14 & April 10

Module 9: Human Subjects, IRB review, and Participant Analysis

       National Institutes for Health, Human Participant Protections Education for Research Teams

       Teachers College Institutional Review Board forms and guidelines

       American Psychological Association site on testing and assessment

Complete Activity 9

November 21 & April 15/17

(those who can not meet Thursday will meet on Tuesday)

Module 10: Data Analyses and Presentation

       TBA

Complete Activity 10

December 5 & April 24

Module 11: Outcome/Results Explanation/Discussion/Implications

  • TBA

Complete Activity 11

December 12-19 & May 1-8

Module 12: Mock Proposal Hearings and Presentation of Research Findings

  • Proposal submissions in the forum
  • Research results in forum

Complete Activity 12

 

The College will make accommodations for persons with disabilities.  Students are encouraged to contact the office of Access and Services for Individuals with Disabilities for information about registration (166 Thorndike Hall).