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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Assessment, Evaluation & Research in Higher Education

EDUC 641

The purpose of this course is two-fold: (1) to provide a general understanding of selected past and current research regarding undergraduate students, and (2) to provide knowledge of and practical experience in the assessment of various aspects of undergraduate student life. One major goal of the course is for students to learn to analyze survey data and write a research paper based on survey data. The following topics will be studied: research, assessment, and evaluation; survey design; data collection and analysis; literature reviews; report writing; and writing for publication.
Course Details

Summer 2023


May 30, 2023 - Aug 18, 2023
Susan Campbell
Base Cost: $1,893 ($631/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Start date: May 30, 2023
End date: Aug 18, 2023
Last day to add: Jun 08, 2023
Last day to drop: Jun 08, 2023
Last day to withdraw: Jul 18, 2023