Multilevel models allow you to use the nested nature of data to your advantage. This module gives you a brief introduction to using them, including the two main kinds of multilevel models and their pros and cons.
Reflection is key to experiential learning and this module covers the many pedagogical theories and practices related to facilitating that relationship.
This module covers the expectations and practices that foster sustainable and positive relationships between researchers and community partners around the country and around the world.
There are certain ethical and practical concerns to consider prior to working with children in a research setting. This module outlines these concerns and provides examples from previous studies that involved children.
The United States has simultaneously struggled to provide truly equal opportunity in education and to also improve the quality of that education. Because of the limitations to funding and trends in society, politics, and economics, we continue to feel tension between these two goals at different points even today. This module discusses some of the major reasons behind this struggle and uses examples from multiple levels of education throughout American history.
How have we arrived at our current educational system in the United States, which is complex, flawed, but still admired around the world in some ways? What problems and solutions feel new but in fact have surfaced before? This series is a short history of education in America that covers key problems, solutions, movements, people and events since the founding of the U.S.