Available in 2018
Course code

EDUC6120

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This is a research course designed to explore current educational issues in local, national and international contexts. Further, this course is intended to develop a community of learners, leaders and scholars who embed research-informed practice in their schools and/or organisations.


Availability2018 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2018

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2018

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6020. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6020 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6120.


Learning outcomes

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

1. Evaluate substantial contemporary regional, national and global issues affecting education;

2. Create and conduct substantial field research within local education contexts;

3. Construct new expert knowledge with a community of scholars focused on developing high quality educational learning environments.


Content

The course will focus on five major topics: (1) identifying and ameliorating macro socio-economic and inter-cultural issues; (2) exploring the linkages between global and local contexts; (3) practising field research; (4) implementing research for impact; and (5) developing a community of scholars focused on building high quality learning environments.

Module 1 - identifying and ameliorating macro socio-economic, inter-cultural issues and exploring the links between global and local contexts;

Module 2 - practising field research;

Module 3 - implementing research for impact, and developing a community of scholars focused on building high quality learning environments.


Assessment items

Professional Task: Assignment 1

Professional Task: Assignment 2

Professional Task: Assignment 3


Contact hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

WebLearn GradSchool

Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1