2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

EDUC 61659 Introduction to Institutional Research

This course will provide higher education graduate students with an overview of the Institutional Research Office, institutional research as a profession, and management of institutional information systems. Additionally, students will acquire an awareness of research ethics, research design methodologies, and analysis skill sets necessary to manipulate institutional data, apply appropriate quantitative analysis methods, and interpret obtained results. Skills and knowledge gained during this course will be demonstrated through the successful completion of a student directed field study.