Prepare Reviews of Published Research Literature
1. Students will demonstrate ability to find, interpret, and evaluate published research and evaluation studies relevant to current issues and policy questions in public education and prepare comprehensive summary reports designed to communicate the findings and recommendations to public school adminisrators and policy makers at the local or state level.
Exercise Conscious Ethical Judgment
2. Students will show evidence that they have acquired conscious ethical judgment and demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to the complex range of ethical and moral issues that inevitably arise when conducting educational research; evaluating educational programs and curricula; or constructing, administering, and reporting the results of tests and other assessments of student achievement.
Analyze and Critique Research Proposals Prepared by Others
3. Students will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to evaluate written proposals submitted by other scholars to conduct research, evaluation, and measurement stuides and formulate constructive suggestions for improving the proposed project.
Plan an Original Research or Measurement Study
4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to plan an original research, evaluation, or measurement study that is likely to contribute to improving educational theory, practice, and/or policy.