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EDUC 401B: Mini Courses in Methodology: Stata

The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the Stata statistical software package for use in quantitative research. By the end of the course, students should be able to import and export data, clean and manage data, conduct standard statistical tests (e.g., correlation, t-test, regression), and produce a graph.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1
Instructors: Stenhaug, B. (PI)

EDUC 401D: Multilevel Modeling Using R (STATS 196A)

See http://rogosateaching.com/stat196/ . Multilevel data analysis examples using R. Topics include: two-level nested data, growth curve modeling, generalized linear models for counts and categorical data, nonlinear models, three-level analyses.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1
Instructors: Rogosa, D. (PI)

EDUC 430C: Using Data to Describe the World: Descriptive Social Science Research Techniques (SOC 258C)

This course focuses on the skills needed to conduct theoretically-informed and policy-relevant descriptive social science. Students read recent examples of rigorous descriptive quantitative research that exemplifies the use of data to describe important phenomena related to educational and social inequality. The course will help develop skills necessary to conceptualize, operationalize, and communicate descriptive research, including techniques related to measurement and measurement error, data harmonization, data reduction, and visualization. Students develop a descriptive project during the course. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of a course in multivariate regression.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 10 units total)
Instructors: reardon, s. (PI)

EDUC 450C: Qualitative Interviewing (ENVRES 231)

Addressing the theoretical underpinnings of qualitative interviews as well as the application of theory to practice, this course considers different approaches to interviewing. Interview types covered will range from group interviews to individual interviews, and from unstructured, ethnographically oriented interviews to highly structured interviews. Working with community partners to facilitate application to practice, the students will move from theory to interview design, implementation, and initial stages of analysis, with an emphasis on consistency in approach and utility in graduate-level research.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)
Instructors: Ardoin, N. (PI)

EFSLANG 690A: Interacting in English

Strategies for communicating effectively in social and academic settings. Informal and formal language used in campus settings, including starting and maintaining conversations, asking questions, making complaints, and contributing ideas and opinions. Simulations and discussions, with feedback on pronunciation, grammar, and usage.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3

EFSLANG 690B: Academic Discussion

Skills for effective participation in classroom settings, seminars, and research group meetings. Pronunciation, grammar, and appropriateness for specific tasks. Feedback on language and communication style. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: EFSLANG 690A or consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)

EFSLANG 690C: Advanced Interacting in English

Communication skills for extended discourse such as storytelling and presenting supported arguments. Development of interactive listening facility and overall intelligibility and accuracy. Goal is advanced fluency in classroom, professional and social settings. Identification of and attention to individual patterned errors. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: EFSLANG 690B or consent of instructor. Enrollment limited to 14.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)

EFSLANG 691: Oral Presentation

For advanced graduate students. Practice in academic presentation skills; strategy, design, organization, and use of visual aids. Focus is on improving fluency and delivery style, with videotaping for feedback on language accuracy and usage. May be repeated once for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)

EFSLANG 693A: Listening Comprehension

This course focuses on strategies for effective listening to university lectures and other academic content, such as seminars and group discussions. It extends beyond listening for main ideas and details, providing practice in identifying discourse markers common in academic settings and in recognizing and accommodating implied information, hesitations, and reduced forms, such as contractions. It also covers challenging areas such as processing numbers and adapting to unfamiliar vocabulary. Listening practice is complemented by instruction in effective note-taking and study strategies to retain and review comprehended information. Additionally, the course has a significant discussion component, giving students the opportunity to interpret what they hear to develop a deeper and more critical understanding of the content and to link that understanding to their own spoken English production and interaction. Materials include recorded lectures from Stanford faculty and other relevant sources.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-3
Instructors: Lockwood, R. (PI)

EFSLANG 693B: Advanced Listening Comprehension, and Vocabulary Development

Listening strategies and vocabulary for understanding English in academic and non-academic contexts. Discussion and interpretation of communicative intent. Computer-based and video exercises across a range of genres; individual project. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: EFSLANG 693A or consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)
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