Minor Project in Education

Subject EDUC90335 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 05-Jan-2015 to 15-Feb-2015
Assessment Period End 27-Feb-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 09-Jan-2015
Census Date 16-Jan-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 06-Feb-2015

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 02-Mar-2015 to 31-May-2015
Assessment Period End 26-Jun-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 13-Mar-2015
Census Date 31-Mar-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 08-May-2015

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 27-Jul-2015 to 25-Oct-2015
Assessment Period End 20-Nov-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 07-Aug-2015
Census Date 31-Aug-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 25-Sep-2015

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Contact will be arranged with supervisor
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours


Students may not enrol in this subject without the written permission of their project supervisor.

Corequisites: None
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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.

The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the HDisability Liaison Unit websiteH: Hhttp://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/H


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Subject Overview:

An individually negotiated project relating to education, in which the student undertakes a theoretical study (eg., a substantial critical review of a particular body of literature) or a research project relating to educational practice. The student will negotiate a contract with the supervisor, clearly specifying the outcomes and the criteria on which the work will be judged.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate their knowledge of a particular area of concern in education;
  • place the area in a larger theoretical context of the relevant research literature;
  • demonstrate a capacity to engage in reflective, critical discussion of the area examined.

A project of 5,000 words or equivalent (100 per cent), due at the end of semester

The nature of the project work submitted for assessment will depend on the type of negotiated project undertaken.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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

On completion of this subject students should have:

  • Respect for truth, intellectual integrity and ethical behaviour;
  • Intellectual curiosity and creativity;
  • An understanding of the relationship between theory, research and classroom practice;
  • A capacity to articulate knowledge and understanding in written presentations.
Links to further information: www.education.unimelb.edu.au
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