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EDR8801 Foundations of Research in Education

Short Description: Foundations Res Educ
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 099999 - Society and Culture not elsewh
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 7 December 2021

Other Requisites

Three (3) courses from the recommended enrolment pattern of the specialisation.


This course introduces learners to the nature and purpose of research in education; examines the underlying paradigms of research in education; and discusses the nature and purpose of a literature review in educational research. They will: explore the meaning of the term `research' as applied within education research; develop an understanding of themselves as a researcher; develop critical literacy skills; develop research questions as a response to the findings in literature review; and, develop skills in academic writing.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 7 December 2021