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EDC 381R EDC 381R. Introduction to Systems of Human Inquiry. 3 Hours.

Designed to provide students with the knowledge and competence in social science research methods required for careers in teaching or human services. Explores competing definitions of research; the idea of a research paradigm; characteristics of various forms of inquiry, including quantitative and qualitative research; and research methods in relation to issues of ethics and rigor. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Curriculum and Instruction 381R and 385G (Topic: Introduction to Systems of Human Inquiry) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and admission to a Doctor of Education or a Doctor of Philosophy degree program.