May 18, 2022  
Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 
Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LLC 795 - Research Methodology in Literacy

Credits 3
This course is designed to critically examine current and historical methodologies in literacy in terms of theoretical frameworks, research methods and implications particularly as it pertains to classroom research. Students study the nature of systematic inquiry and survey qualitative methods for investigating issues in the field of literacy education. Students develop an action research approach to investigating an enduring problem of practice they face as classroom teachers. Course topics include a survey of issues related to qualitative research in education, the use of library resources, data gathering and processing, and evaluation of research articles. In preparation for embarking on their own research project, students writes a research proposal, including a literature review pertinent to their inquiry.
May not be audited.