This course provides an introduction to educational research methods, methodologies and philosophies. Specifically, the course: (1) Familiarizes students with a cross-section of methods available to educational researchers (e.g., actor-network theory, arts-based, discourse & historical analyses, experiments, field studies, indigenous, phenomenology, surveys); (2) Explores a cross-section media and technologies available to students for the conduct of research 2.0, including data collection, coding and analysis (e.g., databases & cybraries, data recording devices, OCR, translation, transcription and visualization apps, questionnaires, researchware, survey servers); (3) Familiarizes students with various rhetorical techniques for reading and writing research and analyzing paradigmatic orientations to inquiry. (4) Addresses challenges and regulation of research ethics and law.
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