Analysis of Research in Educational Computing
CECS 6800.010/CECS 6510 

ECMP Elective Course
  (Updated 6/2/04)

Instructor: Dr. Gerald Knezek

Schedule of Topics


Project Presentations

Catalog Description:  CECS 6510 Analysis of Research in Educational Computing. Students will analyze current research in educational computing as a tool for understanding the unique characteristics of technology based research activities in educational environments. Special consideration will be given to strategies for separating influences in research designs that incorporate technology as tools and as variables in the design. Students will also identify potential dissertation research topics and prepare preliminary reports that will be critiqued in class in preparation for doing the dissertation.

Classroom: Matthews 308

Meeting Dates:
Monday, May 31, 6:30-9:30 pm
Wednesday, June 2, 6:30-9:30 pm *
Monday, June 7, 6:30-9:30 pm *
Wednesday, June 9, 6:30-9:30 pm *
Monday, June 14, 6:30-9:30 pm *
Wednesday, June 30, 6:30-9:30 pm (project work session/optional presentation day)
Friday, July 2, 6:30-9:30 pm

* Focused case study analyses at 5:30 pm on these days.

Presentation of Final Projects: 
Wednesday, June 30/Friday, July 2, 6:30-9:30pm

Online Student Information Sheet

Description of the Course:
This doctoral class taught by Dr. Gerald Knezek provides an opportunity to apply the research designs, statistical methods and analytical frameworks learned in EDER 6010 and EDER 6020 to real data… your data, based on some theory base or research questions/ perspectives. Students will receive guidance on how to analyze their data for themselves, beginning with discussions, of how to formulate questions that can be answered: In addition, classmates will share their datasets and background information with peers thus giving everyone multiple “real world” examples of data from the field. Your final paper should e the beginning of a publication-quality product.

Online participation: 10 pts.
Inclass participation: 10 pts.
Three Assignments:  30 pts.
Final project: 50 pts.

Contact Information:
Voice Mail: 940-565-4195
FAX 940-565-2185

Dr. Dana Arrowood

Mailing Address:
Technology and Cognition/UNT
P.O. Box 311335
Denton, TX  76203