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Courses - Fall 2017
EDMS
Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation Department Site
EDMS451
Introduction to Educational Statistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
GenEd: FSAR
Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: BIOM301, BMGT230, CCJS200, ECON230, ECON321, EDMS451, GEOG306, GEOL351, GVPT422, JOUR405, PSYC200 or SOCY201. (These courses do not necessarily meet the same major requirements-check with your advisor to see which of these courses will count for your major).
Introduction to statistical reasoning; location and dispersion measures; computer applications; regression and correlation; formation of hypotheses tests; t-test; one-way analysis of variance; analysis of contingency tables.
EDMS623
Applied Measurement: Issues and Practices
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDMS410. And EDMS645; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Measurement theory and its application at an intermediate level; test development, validation and interpretation; issues and recent developments in measurement.
EDMS645
Quantitative Research Methods I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Research design and statistical applications in educational research: data representation; descriptive statistics; estimation and hypothesis testing. Application of statistical computer packages is emphasized.
EDMS646
General Linear Models I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDMS645; or an equivalent introductory statistics course.
A first post-introductory inferential statistics course, with emphasis on analysis of variance procedures and designs from within the general linear modeling framework. Assignments include student analysis of education and related data; application of statistical software packages is emphasized.
EDMS651
General Linear Models II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDMS646; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Multiple regression and correlation analysis; trend analysis; hierarchical and stepwise procedures; logistic regression; software for regression analysis.
EDMS655
Introduction to Multilevel Modeling
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDMS651; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Introduction to multilevel models and methodology as strategies for modeling change and organizational effects.
EDMS657
Exploratory Latent and Composite Variable Methods
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDMS651.
Development of models for exploratory factor analysis and their practical applications. Additional topics will draw from latent class analysis, cluster analysis, mixture models, canonical correlation, multidimensional scaling, and configural frequency analysis.
EDMS738E
(Perm Req)
Seminar in Special Problems in Measurement; Psychometrics in Large Scale Assessment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDMS769M
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Applied Statistics in Education; Social Network Models
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDMS798
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDMS799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
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EDMS889
Internship in Measurement and Statistics
Credits: 3 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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EDMS898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
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EDMS899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
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