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. Tobin Lopes has been practicing and studying the field of workforce education and development since 1995. In addition to his work with Colorado State University, he most recently developed the curriculum for an executive-level hybrid graduate program for the University of Colorado Denver and was a workforce policy analyst for the City and County of Denver. He holds a Ph.D. in Workforce Education and Development with a minor in Applied Statistics from Pennsylvania State University, a M.Ed. in Adult Education and Training from Colorado State University, and a B.A. in Mathematics from Claremont McKenna College. Tobin's research interests include evaluation and assessment, hybrid learning and teaching methods for adults, career development, and quantitative research methods.