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PED637 School Psychology Research

Lead Faculty: Dr. Michael Anderson

Course Description

This course will provide knowledge and skills required to generate and evaluate research relevant to School Psychology. School Psychology candidates prepare a research proposal, obtain appropriate approval, conduct the study and prepare an oral and written report. Maximum length of time is 12 months. Grading is by H, S, or U only. Course is eligible for an IP grade.

Learning Outcomes

  • Investigate an educational problem using the sound educational research strategies and practice.
  • Interpret research-based educational literature for the purpose of writing a review of the literature associated with a selected topic of interest to school psychology practices.
  • Implement a research project related to a relevant topic in school psychology.
  • Evaluate data from a research intervention.
  • Develop a written manuscript of each step of the action research project.