learning in the educational psychology and educational technology ph.d. program

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CEP 900 | Prosem in learning and technology (c) (p)
Historical, theoretical, empirical, methodological, and philosophical issues. Research literature on learning, teaching subject matter, and social-cultural contexts.

CEP 901a | Prosem in educational psychology and educational technology (c1) (c2) (p)
Historical theoretical, empirical, methodological, and philosophical issues. Research literature on learning and development in educational settings. 

CEP 930 | Educational inquiry (c1) (c2) (c3) (c4) (p)
Multiple sources of inquiry. Critical assessment of common assumptions about research. Relationship between data and theory. Objectivity, validity, and causal inference across research traditions. Research ethics. Relationship among researcher, researched, and audience. Question formation.


[educational technology]

CEP 952 | Technology in higher education
Technology for support of teaching and learning in higher educational settings. Theories, research, and design of online learning. Electronic portfolios. Libraries in the age of the Internet.

CEP 909 | Cognition and technology (p)
Interaction of computer technologies and cognitive theories. Learning with new technologies; how technology influences theories of mind. How theories of cognition may guide the development of new technologies.

CEP 957 | Learning in complex domains (p)
Problems of learning in complex and ill-structured domains. Real-world knowledge application. Learning difficult subject matter. Situated, collaborative, and case-based approaches to learning in complex domains. Technologies for enabling new kinds of learning.

CEP 956 | Mind, media, and learning (c) (p)
Philosophy, psychology, and sociology of new media. Media effects and learning with media. Issues of gender, identity, culture in technologically mediated environments, including Internet, virtual reality, computer games, simulations, artificial intelligence (AI) systems, and pedagogical agents.

CEP 917 | Knowledge Media Design (w)
Design knowledge as it intersects education, psychology, communications, engineering, media theory, art and aesthetics. Research methodologies for understanding design. Design of educational media.

CEP 981 | Research on literacy and technology (w)
Issues, scholarship, tools, and scholars central to the research on literacy and technology.


[educational psychology]

CEP 902 | Psychology of learning school subjects (c1) (c2) (c3)
Psychological theories and research regarding learning and teaching of school subjects, including mathematics, science, and reading. Psychological learning contexts in and out of school. Transfer and representation of knowledge.

CEP 991a | Special topic: learning, technology, and culture
Special topics in learning, technology, and culture in education.

SME 927 | Prosem in math education I (p)
Research on the learning and teaching of mathematics. Focus on teaching, student learning, assessment and policy.


[research methods and design]

CEP 932 | Quantitative methods in educational research I
Concepts and assumptions underlying multiple traditions of qualitative research methods in education. Relationship between research questions and qualitative research design. Epistemology, methods, and ethical issues of ethnography, case study research, grounded theory, oral history and discourse analysis. Criteria for appraising and critiquing qualitative research designs, claims, and evidence.

CEP 933 | Quantitative methods in educational research II
Advanced techniques of data analysis and statistical inference used in educational and psychological research. Multiple regression, analysis of variance, and basic principles of experimental design in educational applications.

CEP 934 | Multivariate data I
Multivariate methods, matrix algebra, and the general linear model as applied to educational research settings.

CEP 955 | Research design in educational psychology and educational technology (p)
Research design and methods for studying learning, development, technology, and culture in educational contexts: classrooms, computer-mediated environments, homes, communities, and workplaces.


[milestones]

CEP 995 | Practicum in research design and data analysis (p)
Supervised research practicum. Design, execution, analysis, presentation, critique, and revision of research projects.