This course is designed to wrap around the Internship, or provide a stand-alone research component. Students will display an advanced level of scholarship with regards to a specified educational site and in a nominated area of pedagogical practice, curriculum or policy. Students will typically critically analyse their own pedagogical practice and/or synthesise a range of documentation, drawing upon deep theoretical and contextual knowledge of their chosen topic. The course will culminate in a symposium where students will present their findings.
- Semester 2 - 2022
- Semester 2 - 2022
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Select appropriate research methods and methodology depending on the context of the research;
2. Demonstrate advanced understanding and/or skills in a specified pedagogical area;
3. Work effectively with a research mentor and/or critical friend;
4. Develop a research or skills based paper.
This course introduces students to:
- Research methods focusing on participatory action research and documentation analysis;
- Identifying an education issue, designing and developing a research proposal;
- Structuring an extended research paper;
- Working in partnerships to develop advanced writing skills.
Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of
- Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or
- 80 units of UoN courses or
- Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways or
- Commencement in the program pre 2016
Previous Professional Experience in schools and child care, Minimum of two 4000 level education courses and EDUC4940 (First research course)
Project: Essays/Written Assignments
Written Assignment: Poster and Essays/Written Assignments
Callaghan and Ourimbah
Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 17 hour(s) per Term Full Term
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