Introduction to epistemologies, paradigms, and, methodologies in social science research., Students learn about different approaches used in, education research and examine their underlying, assumptions and values. The course addresses and, critiques some of the long-standing traditions in, education and social science research that have, privileged certain values and viewpoints while, marginalizing others. Students will read and, critique a variety of education research articles, and consider how education leaders can use, research for advocacy and transformative social, action.