The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC4975

Units

10 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

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.


Availability

Not currently offered.


Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC4990. Students who have successfully completed EDUC4990 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC4975.


Learning outcomes

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.


Content

Topic and project focus developed in conjunciton with supervisor.


Assessment items

Literature Review: Literature Review *

Project: Project Methodology and methods *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

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.