|Semester 2, 2022 Online|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Education|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|Grading basis :||Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory|
|Version produced :||27 June 2022|
Examiner: Dorothy Andrews
Pre-requisite: EDR9002 and EDR8900 and Students must be enrolled in the following Program: DEDU
This course requires students with the opportunity to design, conduct and report a significant research project to be assessed by external examiners as warranting the award of the Doctor of Education qualification. It requires students to demonstrate the capacity to integrate empirical, methodological and theoretical knowledge at an advanced level in ways that relate to and contribute to current professional knowledge and practices in contemporary educational settings.
Part-time candidates should enrol in this course for each semester of the dissertation/folio component of the Doctor of Education program. This will normally be for a total of eighteen units. If two electives are included in the program pathway, students will normally enrol in 16 units. It is expected that the following elements will normally be completed by students working in close consultation with their supervisors: For students preparing a DISSERTATION - Writing and presenting a confirmation proposal; If appropriate, conducting a pilot or small-scale study; Collecting and analysing data; Writing successive versions of the chapters constituting the dissertation. For students preparing a FOLIO - Writing and presenting a confirmation proposal; Conducting and writing a formal research report; Writing an analytical thematic statement; Completing one or two other components as required for the folio.
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of this course students should be able to:
- apply advanced research principles and practices to professional educational contexts;
- critically interpret and apply knowledge from published research to professional practice;
- select and apply appropriate research methods to conduct an independent research project;
- make a significant and original contribution to knowledge in the context of professional practice;
- communicate understandings about published research and the findings of own research;
- demonstrate competence in appropriate use of language and literacy, including spelling, grammar, punctuation and bibliographic referencing.
|1.||Independent study, including review of relevant literature and development of conceptual framework as appropriate||25.00|
|2.||Research, including data collection and data analysis||25.00|
|3.||Preparation of professional materials, interventions and evaluations as appropriate||25.00|
|4.||Portfolio, including exposition, professional artefacts and scholarly papers||25.00|
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