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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDSS 6365 Research Methodology and Statistics

3 semester hours

An introduction to data gathering methods and models of assessment statistics to guide program direction and evidence-based educational decision making. Overview of different types of tests and inventories, their construction and evaluation. Candidates will also learn how to design and collect different types of data to determine the impact of their counseling interventions. Preparation in explaining educational assessment data and results data to different stakeholders. Basic descriptive statistics, research designs and methods will also be examined to develop skill in a critical approach to examining the research literature in counseling as well as the importance of conducting counseling research.