PhD in Education with emphasis in Quantitative Methods and Evaluation

PhD in Education with emphasis in Quantitative Methods and Evaluation

This program applies quantitative and evaluative methods to the problems of research, assessment, and program evaluation in education. But Quantitative Methods and Evaluation is more than just data and stats. We emphasize the study of measurement and evaluation in addition to applied statistics. Combined with courses in substantive educational issues, students build a context for methodological applications that can inform education policy, practice, and curriculum.

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Program Evaluation and Assessment

Program Evaluation and Assessment

Program Evaluation and Assessment is housed within Quantitative Methods and Evaluation (QME). Evaluators must develop the expertise and adaptability to manage the complexities of research design encountered in evaluations. Assessment specialists must develop the expertise in psychometrics, statistical analysis, and in substantive disciplines, to develop and evaluate tests and assessments. These comes from a strong foundation in theory and methodology coupled with practical experience in real evaluation and assessment projects. Our students learn to apply theory and advanced methods in evaluation and assessment to educational programs, tests, and projects.

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