Master's Degree

Summer 2022 Course Information
Research Methods in Agricultural Education

Course Description
Logical structure and the method of science. Basic elements of research design; observation, measurement, analytic method, interpretation, verification, presentation of results. Applications to research in economic or sociological problems of agriculture and human environmental sciences.
Contacts
Instructor

Jay Jayaratne
Office: 919-515-6079
jay_jayaratne@ncsu.edu

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

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Textbooks

How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education
Jack R. Fraenkel, Norman E. Wallen, and Helen, H. Hyun
Edition: 9
ISBN: 978-0078110399
Publisher: McGraw HIll


Course Access
 
About one week before NCSU's first day of class (or, if it is close to the start of classes, as soon as the student signs up), campus coordinator Breanna Collins will email individual students a welcome letter with his/her campus Unity ID, student ID number, and temporary password. The email also includes log in instructions for the student’s gmail account and course content.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
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