Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology

Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology


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New Course Offering for Summer I 2014: Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis
This new 3 credit hour graduate course in an invitation to the world of computer software programs that support data analysis in qualitative research. It introduces the "tools" of the trade as well as strategies to promote rigor and efficiency in qualitative analysis. This course is designed for advanced graduate students, and faculty and staff experienced in qualitative research methods in the social and behavioral sciences.
After this course, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of various CAQDA software applications
  • Understand how to use the major functions (i.e., importing data, coding, memoing, modeling) of one software application
  • Expand knowledge of various analysis approaches and how software applications can be adapted to those approaches
  • Apply understandings to data and research projects through a workshop format
This course will take place on Thursdays from 5 to 10 p.m. in the Summer I session. The instructors will be Dr. Jeffrey Jones, Dr. Patricia Reaves, and Dr. Ramona Lewis.

Change in Admission Process for Master's and Ph.D. Evaluation, Measurement and Research Applications
Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, applications for both the Master's and Ph.D. programs will have October 1 and January 15 deadlines. Students applying for the October 1 deadline will have a course start date of Spring 2014. Students applying for the January 15 deadline will have a course start date of Fall 2014.

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