Educational Evaluation and Research

Individuals wishing to work toward improving education programs may want to consider educational evaluation and research, which applies statistical and qualitative research to educational models. Read on to learn about the skills developed in educational evaluation and research programs.

Inside Educational Evaluation and Research

Educational evaluators and researchers use testing, data analysis and statistics to measure the success of educators, teaching methods and educational programs. Educational evaluators and researchers need strong leadership and managerial skills, in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.

Education Information

According to The College Board, most educational evaluation and research students obtain graduate degrees in education (www.collegeboard.com). Typical college courses include applied psychology, educational psychology, statistics, data analysis, sociology and quantitative research, evaluation and measurement. Depending on the degree program and level of education, students may be required to complete a thesis, doctoral dissertation or applied research in this field. Review the article links listed below to learn more about degree programs in the field.

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