Research is an integral element of education. The intention of this unit is to provide students, both practitioner researchers and those who wish to advance in their trajectory as researchers with a conceptual and critical overview of educational research methodologies and methods. Students will familiarise themselves with methodological literature, explore current literature related to their chosen area of inquiry and experience developing a research proposal. Students are advised to complete this unit preceding the minor thesis, capstone or curriculum specialisation.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Readings and other sources relevant to the unit which will be available via VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):