Students are advised to complete 48 credit points in their course prior to enrolment in this unit.
|1.||Analyse and critique contemporary perspectives and theories related to educational research;|
|2.||Explicate the essential elements and processes involved in undertaking quality educational research;|
|3.||Elucidate an understanding of the need for the ethical conduct of research, and an awareness of the processes for applying for ethics approval when undertaking educational research;|
|4.||Critically reflect on and evaluate different approaches to research;|
|5.||Investigate and design a research project; and|
|6.||Defend and present a research proposal.|
|Assignment||Research planning: Literature review, Scoping document and/or Emergent thinking plan||20%|
|Presentation||In class activities: oral presentations, reading tasks and/or written tasks (as negotiated with the course coordinator).||20%|
|Research Paper||Submission of research proposal||60%|
Research methods in education 7th edn
Cohen, L., Manion, L & Morrison, K. 2011.
Abingdon, England/Taylor & Francis
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