Available in 2017, 2018
Course code

EDUC4990

Units

20 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course involves conducting 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.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Conduct an independent research project.

2. Critically analyse educational research and scholarship.

3. Write up research in the form of a thesis or report of no less than 12,000 words.

4. Work effectively with a research mentor or supervisor.


Content

 As negotiated with supervisor.


Assumed knowledge

Minimum of 160 units of undergraduate study, including 120 units study in Education units incorporating all of the following: EDUC2102, EDUC2103, EDUC4955, and EDUC4965. This course is only available to students who have been admitted to the Embedded+ Honours program.


Assessment items

Project: Projects - Honours Dissertation


Contact hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term