Summer 2021 - EDUC 810 G002

Methods of Inquiry in Educational Psychology (3)

Class Number: 5230

Delivery Method: Remote

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
    REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

An introduction to major paradigms of inquiry in educational psychology including their inherent assumptions, central concepts and dominant procedures. The practices of ethical scholarship and presentation and dissemination of knowledge in educational psychology are additional foci.

COURSE DETAILS:

Students will apply their learning to the critical interpretation of published reports of research in educational psychology and in developing plans for conducting their own research. 
The course will be using synchronous methods of learning - through weekly zoom meetings on Tuesdays, 4:30 pm - 7:20 pm.

Grading

  • Homework 20%
  • Research Proposal 40%
  • In-class presentation of proposal and responses to questions 20%
  • Take-home exam 20%

Materials

REQUIRED READING:

Creswell, J.W. (2019). Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research, 6th edition. Pearson. 
ISBN: 9780134519395

Graduate Studies Notes:

Important dates and deadlines for graduate students are found here: http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/current/important_dates/guidelines.html. The deadline to drop a course with a 100% refund is the end of week 2. The deadline to drop with no notation on your transcript is the end of week 3.

Registrar Notes:

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: YOUR WORK, YOUR SUCCESS

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Each student is responsible for his or her conduct as it affects the University community.  Academic dishonesty, in whatever form, is ultimately destructive of the values of the University. Furthermore, it is unfair and discouraging to the majority of students who pursue their studies honestly. Scholarly integrity is required of all members of the University. http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/student/s10-01.html

TEACHING AT SFU IN SUMMER 2021

Teaching at SFU in summer 2021 will be conducted primarily through remote methods, but we will continue to have in-person experiential activities for a selection of courses.  Such course components will be clearly identified at registration, as will course components that will be “live” (synchronous) vs. at your own pace (asynchronous). Enrollment acknowledges that remote study may entail different modes of learning, interaction with your instructor, and ways of getting feedback on your work than may be the case for in-person classes. To ensure you can access all course materials, we recommend you have access to a computer with a microphone and camera, and the internet. In some cases your instructor may use Zoom or other means requiring a camera and microphone to invigilate exams. If proctoring software will be used, this will be confirmed in the first week of class.

Students with hidden or visible disabilities who believe they may need class or exam accommodations, including in the current context of remote learning, are encouraged to register with the SFU Centre for Accessible Learning (caladmin@sfu.ca or 778-782-3112).