Course Descriptions: Statistics for Program Development
This course is designed to provide leadership candidates with an introductory knowledge and examples of research methodologies utilized in Educational Studies and the Behavioral Sciences. Basic research concepts, including quantitative and qualitative research, ethics, sampling, objectivity, reliability, validity, and standardization are discussed. Research methods such as questionnaires, descriptive, casual-comparative, correlational, experimental, and quasi-experimental will be covered. This is a conceptual research course designed to prepare leadership candidates to understand Educational research as presented in professional settings and to prepare the leadership candidate to be a critical consumer of primary research.