EDP3145H: Advanced Issues in Educational Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation

Credit Value: 
0.50

This course, in conjunction with appropriate research methods coursework, provides doctoral students interested in policy analysis and program evaluation in education with a working understanding of the conceptual, methodological, ethical and political issues associated with these forms of research. Course topics include problem framing; use of existing research evidence; issues associated with different audiences and settings such as writing, presentation and evidence styles; policy advocacy; and working relationships with partners and clients. Visits by additional Collaborative Program-affiliated faculty from across OISE home programs will ensure that students are exposed to a range of contrasting research conventions and styles. Major assignments for the class will consist of carrying out some of the aspects of an applied research project.

Exclusion: 

Students who have previously completed LHA3145H or TPS3145H are prohibited from taking this course.

Graduate Department: 
Leadership, Higher and Adult Education