|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.||Design a research project; and|
|6.||Write and critically review a practitioner focused research proposal.|
|Case Study||Research planning: Reflective writing and Scoping document||20%|
|Assignment||Synoptic literature review||40%|
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