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EDRM 600 - Introduction to Research Methods

  • 3 credits
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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.


Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate (GR) OR Professional (PR). Credit not allowed for both EDRM 600 and AGED 600

Important Information

Section 801 is for M.Ed. students in the School of Education (M + PL, and other Masters students until full).

Section 802 is for Masters students in Adult Education and Training, Student Affairs in Higher Education (M.S.) and other masters students in and outside of SOE.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Introduction to Research Methods, 1st Ed.
    Pajo, B.
    Paperback: ISBN 9781483386959
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Ed.
    ISBN: 9781433832161

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Students should contact their instructors to confirm that textes listed are required for their section.


Jill Zarestky
Jill Zarestky

Jill Zarestky, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Education, Adult Education and Training Specialization, at Colorado State University. Her research interests include nonformal and community-based adult education, art-based learning, and issues of feminism, globalization, and social justice. As a former mathematics faculty member, she also continues interdisciplinary collaborations in STEM education in university and community college settings. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, her master’s degree in Computational and Applied Mathematics from the University of Texas, Austin, and her doctorate in Educational Human Resource Development, with a specialization in Adult Education, from Texas A&M University.