Courses & Units

Advanced Education Research Methods EDP400

Introduction

This unit provides you with research skills, knowledge and understandings that will enable you to undertake an Honours research project in Education. The unit will encourage critical understanding of research design, as well as using literature to identify and pose research questions. You will be challenged to apply concepts and critically engage with issues as they relate to personal research interests and plans. You will gain core skills in planning major research projects and a deeper understanding of the academic conventions of being an Education researcher.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Education Research Methods
Unit code EDP400
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Kira Patterson
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Locate, retrieve and critique information from a range of sources.
  • Review literature to demonstrate a breadth and depth of knowledge of an education issue, problem, or phenomenon.
  • Develop a research question to investigate an issue, problem, or phenomenon in education.
  • Compare and contrast research design choices.
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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Students work each week at their own pace.

AssessmentResearch Questions (20%)|Research Design Portfolio (40%)|Literature review (40%)
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Textbooks

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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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