Availabilities:

Not currently available in 2020

Unit description

Provides students with the opportunity to engage in an educational research project. Builds on student’s work in EDU93001 Research Methods in Education and EDU00751 Critical Literature Review. Students will plan, implement and report on a research project in an area of educational significance both to the student and the field of education. Students will have the opportunity to engage in research in a school setting.

Unit content

To be completed by student and supervisor to reflect the negotiated topic.

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1formulate research questions based on synthesis of research literature related to the topicKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
2confirm the design of a research project related to the topic under investigation including methodology, data collection and analysis proceduresIntellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
3conduct a research presentation Ethical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
4conduct the planned research projectIntellectual rigourLifelong learningCommunication and social skills
5submit a research report that meets the specifications detailed in this unit statementCommunication and social skills

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. formulate research questions based on synthesis of research literature related to the topic
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. confirm the design of a research project related to the topic under investigation including methodology, data collection and analysis procedures
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. conduct a research presentation
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. conduct the planned research project
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  5. submit a research report that meets the specifications detailed in this unit statement
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

+