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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Parkville , On Campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours 125 hours of total commitment |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment
|Prerequisites:||150 points of study in the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) or Master of Teaching (Secondary)|
|Corequisites:||460-558 Research Project|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||This subject will guide the student through the structure and design of an education research study including; critical evaluation of the literature; the purposes and characteristics of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and descriptive and statistical techniques for data collection; procedures for preparing and executing a research project including make decisions about design and analysis and ethical considerations for the conduct of the project. Students will be expected to obtain a supervisor and to present a research proposal and presentation of their proposed project as part of the seminar series|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject teacher candidates should be able to: |
|Assessment:||A research proposal (4,000 words) due a week after the end of the delivery period.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Research
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