Course Descriptions

TitleField Based Research in Special Education

This seminar and its accompanying field component involves the study of the major types of educationally related research from the perspective of a consumer of research for application to one?s professional setting.  This seminar involves an interactive approach to reading, analyzing and planning research design applicable to special areas of interest to the student.  Topics include a survey of current and emerging theories research related to education of children/youth with disabilities, methods of data collection, treatment, critical analysis of reported research, guidelines for preparation of research projects, ethical issues and protection of human subjects criteria.