This course is the first of two courses that involve students in the design and conduct of an independent research project and the production of a written thesis. The project and thesis must sit within the field of educational scholarship and research.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC4990. Students who have successfully completed EDUC4990 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC4975.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a capacity to conduct an independent research project.
2. Critically analyse educational research and scholarship.
3. Work effectively with a research mentor or supervisor.
Topic and project focus developed in conjunciton with supervisor.
To enrol in this course students must have completed a minimum of 240 units of undergraduate study including: EDUC1103 or EDUC2103, EDUC2102, EDUC4955 and EDUC4965.
Students must be active in one of the following programs:
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) (Honours) ,
Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) (Honours) ,
Bachelor of Teaching (Humanities) (Honours) ,
Bachelor of Teaching (Health and Physical Education) (Honours) ,
Bachelor of Teaching (Mathematics) (Honours) [12371,
Bachelor of Teaching (Science) (Honours) ,
Bachelor of Teaching (Technology) (Honours) ,
Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours) ,
Bachelor of Education (Primary and Early Childhood) (Honours) , or
Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Honours) .
Literature Review: Literature Review *
Project: Project Methodology and methods *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
Course Assessment Requirements:
- Project: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
- Literature Review: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
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