Project Design (Honours)

Subject EDUC40049 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 18 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Three hundred points of study with an average of at least 75 in Practicum 1-3 and an average of at least 75 in all other subjects in the course.

Corequisites: None
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.


Dr Amelia Church


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview:

Recent research literature will be examined to assess current issues and problems in early childhood practice. Qualitative and quantitative methods will be introduced to examine approaches to research design and the range of tools and instrumentation suitable for small-scale projects. Students will identify a problem for investigation, conduct an initial literature review and develop a project brief that outlines the instrumentation and data collection procedures for a small-scale project with support from a supervising lecturer.

Objectives: Information not available

A literature review of 3500 words.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Early Childhood Educational Research (C Aubrey et al), Routledge Falmer Press, London, 2000
  • Doing Early Childhood Research (G MacNaughton, S Rolfe and I Siraj-Blatchford), Allen and Unwin, 2001
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

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