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.
|Unit name||Advanced Education Research Methods|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Kira Patterson|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- 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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Students work each week at their own pace.
|Assessment||Research Questions (20%)|Research Design Portfolio (40%)|Literature review (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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