|Short Description:||Foundations Res Educ|
|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 March 2021|
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.