Observational Study

A researcher observes classroom behavior and analyzes it.

This study requires IRB approval.

Faculty who could oversee this kind of project: 
Laura Kelly, Cara Djonko-Moore, Laura Taylor

Research example:
The researcher observed the strategies first graders used to read independently.

McIntyre, E. (1990). Young children’s reading strategies as they read self-selected books in school. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 5(2), 265–277. https://doi.org/10.1016/0885-2006(90)90048-6