Facilitates learning in the area of developing an area of focus, problem and research statements, reviewing literature, designing a research method (qualitative and quantitative), analyzing results, and writing about findings giving students the ability to review, develop and produce research.
This course can be applied towards:
Textbook and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative & Qualitative Research, 5th Ed. (2015)
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Ed. (2010)
Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Don Quick, Ph.D. is an assistant professor with the School of Education at Colorado State University. His research focuses on adult teaching and learning and distance technology in higher education. His work history includes several years of experience in the computer industry as technician, engineer, trainer, and manager. He has also developed and taught several workshops and courses in adult learning, health and safety, and computer applications, and he has been teaching online AET courses since 1999.
Dr. Leann M.R. Kaiser is an assistant professor in the School of Education, Adult Education and Training Specialization at Colorado State University. She graduated from the University of Wyoming with her Ph.D. in Adult and Post Secondary Education. She also holds a B.S. from the University of Wyoming and an M.S. from Arizona State University, both in outdoor education/recreation. Leann's research interests encompass adult teaching and learning theory, transformational learning and distance student educational experiences. Leann has taught in the fields of adult education and outdoor education at the post-secondary level since 2001. Additional professional experiences include work in natural resource education programming and public land management.
Dr. Kelly McKenna is an assistant professor in the Adult Education and Training Program in the School of Education at Colorado State University. She graduated with her Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Colorado. She also holds an M.Ed. in Education and Human Resources Studies with a Specialization in Adult Education and Training and a B.A., both from Colorado State University. Kelly’s research interests lie in the field of adult education, with research objectives aimed to support adult learners in their educational and occupational endeavors by creating optimal learning environments and facilitating successful student experiences. She focuses on distance education, the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning, and learning communities.