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Overview
You will become intelligent consumers and proficient producers of research. You will understand the difference between research goals and research methods. You will comprehend the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of research methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative, with the objective of choosing and applying the most appropriate methodology to support your inquiry into instructional technology related research problems.

Course Objectives
Upon completing the course, you will be able to...

  • Discuss a variety of issues relevant to instructional technology, from which research topics can be drawn.
  • Review and provide constructive criticism of the research studies of others.
  • Demonstrate the information literacy and technology skills necessary to locate, gather, and synthesize information relevant to your research project.
  • Plan, implement and report a research project.

quantitative versus qualitative research

Is this still an issue? You decide!