[Rasch] Online Research Methods and Assessment for Teachers courses at UIC
evsmith at uic.edu
Tue Mar 16 07:58:40 EST 2010
The University of Illinois at Chicago is offering two online programs in
research methodology and an online course titled Assessment for Teachers.
The first program is an eight course MEd in Measurement, Evaluation,
Statistics, and Assessment (MESA). See
for details. The second is an Educational Research Methodology (ERM)
Certificate, which consists of a minimum of any three courses offered in
the MESA online curriculum. Visit
<http://education.uic.edu/erm/>http://education.uic.edu/erm/ for more
information. Those interested in taking a course without entering a program
can enroll as an Extramural Student.
for course descriptions and
for when courses are offered.
Students enrolled in these online courses come from a variety of
1) those already holding a PhD or EdD in a non-MESA field wanting to
increase their research skills,
2) those who eventually wish to pursue doctoral studies in a MESA area,
3) current PhD and EdD students in a non-MESA field wanting to increase
their research skills and career opportunities,
4) those who want to acquire the knowledge and technical skills needed for
entry-level positions in academic institutions, state and federal agencies,
school districts, and the testing and evaluation industry (e.g., licensure
and certification boards, private and not-for-profit testing
5) students enrolled in other graduate programs needing coursework they can
transfer into their current degree program.
We would appreciate if you would pass along this information to U.S. and
international students, co-workers, and any other colleagues that may find
these online programs and courses useful.
If you have any questions please contact Everett Smith at
<mailto:evsmith at uic.edu>evsmith at uic.edu.
Everett Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Director, Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, and Assessment Lab (
Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Measurement ( http://www.jampress.org)
For the Ph.D. in MESA visit
For the M.Ed. in MESA visit http://education.uic.edu/mesa-med/
For the online M.Ed. in MESA visit http://education.uic.edu/mesaonline-med/
For the certificate in Educational Research Methodology visit
University of Illinois at Chicago
1040 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607
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