Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:August, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Julie Mcleod
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject will introduce students to various traditions in educational research. It will be structured around an investigation of several major research projects in education, analysing the research questions, the conceptual framework, the methodological decisions made, reliability, validity and ethical considerations, the analytical techniques, and the conclusions reached. The projects for investigation will be chosen to highlight contrasting ways of undertaking educational research.|
|Objectives:||On completion of the subject, students will be able to: |
|Assessment:||1. A 2000 word review of the research literature on a particular topic, due mid-semester (40%); |
2. A detailed analysis and critique of a major research project, or a research design for an intended project (3000 words), due in the examination period (60%).
|Prescribed Texts:||A book of readings will be provided|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of the subject, students will be able to; |
Master of Education (Stream 100B)Coursework |
Master of Education (Stream 150)
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