EDR8001 Effective and Ethical Educational Research (FOEDU)

Semester 1 (WEB)Toowoomba

Semester 2 (WEB)Toowoomba

Semester 3 (WEB)Toowoomba

Units 1.0 (070303) Band 5


This course provides an overview of selected contemporary issues related to the ethics and politics of educational research, and to the appropriate management of data in educational research projects. Topics include: anonymity and confidentiality; informed consent; gatekeepers and stakeholders; overt and covert research; recording and representing participants' voices; situated ethics; research benefits and interests; ethical implications of and for research designs; primary and secondary data; data collection techniques; data analysis techniques; sampling and selecting participants; reliability, validity, credibility and trustworthiness; drawing inferences and reaching conclusions.