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EDR9002 Foundations of Contemporary Education Research Methods

Short Description: Education Research
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070303 - Education Studies
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 5 June 2020

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDU8602

Synopsis

This courses develops students' understanding of philosophical debates about major approaches to research in educational contexts. Students learn about the philosophical, ethical, theoretical, methodological and technical foundations of educational research. Students are introduced to a range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies. To be successful in this course, students should have knowledge of and skills for searching and critically analysing research literature, and an open-minded disposition to discovering new ways of generating knowledge through research. The course involves comprehensive reading and analysis of methodological literature, self-assessment and reflective activities, and peer-to-peer engagement.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 Online
Semester 2, 2020 Online
Date printed 5 June 2020