Course Detail
Course Components:
This course provides students with an introduction to doctoral study and the practice of inquiry. Doctoral study requires the development of skills for inquiry and conducting high-quality research studies. Course topics include research paradigms, perspectives, and epistemologies; becoming intelligent consumers of research; developing research topics and questions; and understanding how theory is developed and tested through inquiry. Consistent with the values of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, this course emphasizes the role of inquiry in improving educational environments for traditionally underrepresented and underserved students.