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Research Design in Occupational Education
Copyright 2002. James P. Key. Oklahoma State University
Except for those materials which are supplied by different departments of the University
(ex. IRB, Thesis Handbook) and references used by permission.



Fall 2007
Mondays 4:30-7:10 PM


Week Date Item Due Topics Modules & Book Page
1 8/20 Orientation
Course Objectives

Research Philosophy 

Library
CH 3, Review of Literature

21
52

2
8/27 Literature
ERIC

Dissertation Abstracts

Computer Searching

Computer
CH 1, Educational Research

26
1

3 9/3 Labor Day  
4 9/10    Logic
Knowledge

Deduction

Induction

Scientific Method

Logic
Scientific Method

31
3

5 9/17

Critique
Title

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Problem

Purpose

Objectives

Descriptive Statistics

Introduction
Descriptive Statistics
CH 2, Research Problem
CH 14, Descriptive Statistics

37
107
28
351

6 9/24 Problem
Purpose
Objectives

Chapter 2 - Review of Literature
Normal Distribution

Review of Literature
CH 3, Review of Literature
46
52
7
10/1 Review of Literature Sections Chapter 3 - Methodology
Procedures

Institutional Review Board

Relationship Statistics

Procedures
Correlation
CH 4, Research Design QT
CH 8, Research Design QL

Correlation

50
116
83
201

394

8 10/8 Fall Break      
9 10/15 Critique 
Procedures
Sampling
Inferential Statistics
Sampling
Significance (Correlation)
CH 12, Sampling

Significance

54
129
295

375

10
10/22 Mini-Proposal Questionnaire
Interview

Regression
Questionnaire and Interview
Regression
Questionnaires
Interview
59
123
165
186
11
10/29 Other Data Gathering
Comparison Statistics
Other Data Gathering
"t" test
Test & Inventories
DELPHI
"t" test
68
132
330
281
382
11 10/29 Critique Reliability and Validity
Comparison Statistics
Reliability and Validity
ANOVA (One Way)
Reliability & Validity
79
137
324
12 11/5 Draft Historical Research
Comparison Statistics
Descriptive Research
Comparison Statistics

Historical Research
CH 9, Historical Research
ANOVA
ANOVA
Descriptive Research
Non-Experimental QT Research

85
223
137
385
88
155

13
11/12 Experimental Research
Nonparametric
Experimental Research
Chi Square
CH 5, Experimental Research
CH 6, Quasi-Experimental
Chi Square
92
142
99
130

391
14
11/26 Qualitative Research
Comparison Statistics
Qualitative Research
Chi Square
CH 8, Qualitative Research

CH 10, Ethnographic
Chi Square
100
142
201

242
391
15 12/3 Final Copy Computer
Statistics Selection
Computer
Statistics Selection
Mixed Modeling
Selecting Statistics
Meta Analysis

26
150
274
397
401

16 12/10 Final Exam Review
Final Exam
None  

Last day to drop with an automatic grade of "W".........................................................................................November 10
Last day to withdraw from ALL courses with an assigned grade of "W" or "F: ...............................................December 1

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