Using Science to Inform Educational Practices

Theme: The Science of Teaching

Outline of Concepts:

  • The science of studying educational psychology

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine elements of research studies that make a study worth of consideration
  • Differentiate between quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method studies
  • Differentiate between research methods: descriptive, correlational, and experimental
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of each method of data collection
  • Differentiate between developmental designs: longitudinal, cross-sectional, and sequential