|Gold Coast||Session 1||N/A|
Orients students to the principles, processes and 'languages' of research and its core purposes in education. Real world research examples with significant impact, which are deeply embedded in education settings, feature in the unit, with a view to initiating students to the domain of educational research and to building their own research identities.
- What is Educational Research?
- The tradition and role of research in education.
- What are the languages and processes of Educational Research?
- How is Educational Research distinct from educational evaluation?
- Case studies of successful Educational Research that have transformed schools, teaching, learning and children and young people's lives.
- The issue of impact in Educational Research.
- Contemporary controversies in Educational Research.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify the concepts, languages and processes of Educational Research||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|2||critically engage with a range of historical and contemporary Educational Research forms and examples||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||understand concepts of impact and influence in Educational research||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||analyse and understand a range of Educational Research examples and controversies||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Workshop on-site 2 days (twice)|
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