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Dr. Matthew Capps

Email Addresses
matthew.capps@msutexas.edu
My Websites
  • Educational Leadership & Technology
    Professor

    Office Location
    Ferguson Hall 201A
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4138
    Fax: (940) 397-4694

    College of Education, West
    Dean

    Office Location
    Ferguson Hall 201A
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4138
    Fax: (940) 397-4694

    Educational Leadership & Technology
    CAEP Coordinator

    Office Location
    Ferguson Hall 201A
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4138
    Fax: (940) 397-4694
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2016 5053 Introduction to Research Ferguson Hall 303

    Class Day/Date

    Topics

    Preparation

    Class 1

    Aug 29th

    Introduction

    Course Requirements and Expectations

    Read p. 54, Chapter 2 and 7 from Huck prior to Class 2

    Class 2

    Sept 12th

     

    1.     Types of Data

    2.     Measures of Central Tendency

    3.     Descriptive Statistics

    4. Hypothesis Testing

     

    Read p. 1-6, 13-14, 17-28, 81-89, 63-68 & 71-77

    from handouts

    Assignment for Huck 2 & 7 due 9 AM Sept 19th

    Class 3

    Sept 19th

     

    1. Picking a research topic

    2. Finding information in the electronic library.

    3. Writing Reviews

    4. Guidelines for Writing a first draft

    5. Peer review/prof review

     

    Read p. 63-68 & 71-77

    Read p. 91-96, and 99-106

     

    Class 4

    Sept 26th

    2. Synthesizing Literature Prior to Writing

    3. Guidelines for developing a coherent essay

    4. Guidelines on Style, Mechanics and Language

    Read Chapter 4, 5 and 6 from Huck

     

    Class 5

    Oct 3rd

    No Class

     

    Class 6

    Oct 10th

    1. Reliability and Validity

    2. Foundations of Inferential Statistics

    3. Estimation

    Assignment for Huck 4, 5 and 6 due 9AM Oct 17th

    Read p. 43-53, 55-60

    Class 7

    Oct 17th

    No Class

     

    Class 8

    Oct 24th

     

    1. Analyzing Quantitative

    2. Analyzing Qualitative

    Read Chapters 3 and 9 from Huck

     

     

     

    Class 9

    Oct 31st

     

    1. Bivariate Correlation

    2. Statistical Inferences Concerning Bivariate Correlations

     

    Assignment for Huck 3 and 9 due 9AM Oct Nov 7th

    Read Chapters 10 11 and 12 from Huck

     

    Class 10

    Nov 7th

    1. Inferential Statistics Concerning One or Two Means

    2. Tests on Three or More Means Using a One Way ANOVA

    3. Post Hoc and Planned Comparison

     

    Assignment for Huck Ch. 10, 11 and 12 9AM  Nov 14th

    Read Chapter 17 and 18 from Huck

     

    Class 11

    Nov 14th

    1. Inferences on Percentages, Proportions, and Frequencies

    2. Statistical Tests on Ranks

    3. Bivariate, Multiple and Logistic Regression

     

    Read provided information on reading qualitative studies.

    Assignment for Huck Ch 17 and 18 due 9AM Nov 21st

     

    Class 12

    Nov 21st

    Qualitative Designs

    •Content Analysis

    •Time Series

    •Single Case

     

    Class 13

    Nov 28th

    Rough Draft of Paper due Nov 27th midnight

     

     

    Class 14

    Dec 5th

    Peer Review of Final Draft

     

    Class 15

    Dec 12th

    Papers due May 9th 9:00 AM

     

     

    Details Fall 2012 6753 170 Applied Research Dillard College of Business Administration 336
    Details Fall 2012 5053 170 Introduction to Research Ferguson Hall 202

    Wed. 530-820

    Details Fall 2011 EDUC 4113/5223 101 Planning and Assessment for Secondary and All Level Tuesday/Thursday 7:40-10:00
    Details Summer I 2011 5783 Research, Data Analysis and Evaluation for School Leaders

    Hybrid delivery using Blackboard and Elluminate

    Details Spring 2011 5783 X21 Research, Data Analysis and Evaluation for School Leaders

    Hybrid delivery using Blackboard and Elluminate

    Details Fall 2010 5053 170 Introduction to Research Daniel Building 133

    Wed. 530-820

  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    Midwestern State University Master of Education
    Midwestern State University Bachelor of Science
    Texas A&M University PhD Dec 15 2003 12:00AM
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    University of Arkansas Assistant Professor 2004-07-01 2006-05-15
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    Capps, M.A (September, 2010). Assessment in Education. In J. Muffo (Ed.) Handbook for Institutional Research. Association for Institutional Research.

     

    Holt, C. & Capps, M.A. (2006). No Child Left Behind: Implications as viewed by Arkansas superintendents and patrons. Unbridled spirit: Best practices in Educational Administration. Published by the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration.

     

    Capps, M.A. and Miller, M.T. (2006). Essential elements for new student orientation: The perspective of secondary school personnel. Journal of College Orientation and Transition,13(2), 29-40.

     

    Capps, M.A. (2005). Teacher perceptions of students sense of belonging. Journal of Educational Research and Policy Studies 4,2.

     

    Holt, C.R., DeVore, J.B., Denny, G.S., Smith, R.M. and Capps, M. (2007). Learning preferences of 5th and 6th grade students in northwest Arkansas. International     Journal of Arts and Sciences, 2(2), 29-33.

     

    Holt, C. R., Denny, G. S., Capps, M., & DeVore J. B. (2005). Teachers ability to perceive student learning preferences. Teachers College Record.

     

    Holt, C. R., Smith, R. M., & Capps, M. A. (2004). School facilities: The state departments influence. The AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice.

    Capps, M.A., Burger, M. & Holt, C. (October, 2011). Choosing teaching in Texas.

    Texas ATE Forum.

                           

                            Huang, S., Capps, M.A. Blacklock, J. (2012) Reading habits of American college

    students. Reading Psychology