This unit provides an introduction to research approaches and techniques relevant to undertaking research projects in education. The unit is designed to engage students at a sufficient breadth and depth to enable them to (a) identify a researchable issue, topic or question, (b) identify and plan a research approach appropriate for a project, (c) conceptualise and construct a human ethics application and (c) argue a coherent methodology.
|Unit name||Foundations of Educational Research|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Education|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2015: $1,538.00||2015: $3,624.00||070303|
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(Internal): Flexible Delivery including workshops, Summer School,3 days on campus in January. (External) Online: fully online with weekly readings and activities.
Written Assignment 4000 words (40%), Research Proposal, 6000 words (60%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
|Required||Refer Bookshop link|
|Recommended||Refer Bookshop link|