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 toward:
Section 801 is for students in the Adult Education and Training (AET) M.Ed., other M.Ed. Students in the School of Education, and students outside of SOE.
Section 802 is for students in the Student Affairs in Higher Education (M.S.).
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative & Qualitative Research, 6th Ed. (2018)
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Ed. (2020)
American Psychological Association
Students should contact their instructors to confirm that textes listed are required for their section.
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.