EDF 7405 – Advanced Quantitative Foundations of Educational Research
Regression analysis applied to educational research; Offered in fall and spring semesters.
EDF 7412 – Structural Equation Modeling
Introduction to path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation models; Offered in fall semesters.
EDF 7413 – Advanced Topics in Structural Equation Modeling
Methods for conducting methodological research about structural equation modeling (SEM) and advanced techniques in SEM; Offered in spring semesters of even-numbered years.
EDF 7932 – Multivariate Analysis in Educational Research
Introduction to multivariate methods of data analysis: multivariate analysis of variance, discriminant function analysis, principal components analysis, canonical correlation analysis, multidimensional scaling, and cluster analysis; Offered in fall semesters of even-numbered years.
EDF 7435 – Rating Scale Design and Analysis in Educational Research
Development and analysis techniques for questionnaires and rating scales. Applications of psychometric models to item, scale, and rater evaluation; bias detection; factor analysis; and measurement of change; Offered in spring semesters of odd-numbered years.
EDF 7439 – Item Response Theory
Psychometric models for test scores; estimation of ability and item parameters; differential item functioning, equating, computerized adaptive testing, current issues in item response theory; Offered in fall semesters of odd-numbered years.
EDF 7474 – Multilevel Models
Methods for analysis of multilevel (i.e. nested) data; Offered in spring semesters.
EDF 7482 – Quasi-experimental Design and Analysis in Educational Research
Examining quasi-experimental educational research designs and methods for data analysis for treatment comparisons that do not use random assignment of participants to conditions; Offered in spring semesters of odd-numbered years.
EDF 7491 – Evaluation of Educational Products and Systems
Models and methods for formative and summative evaluation of educational products and programs; Offered in fall semesters.