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EDED20473 Professional Education Research

Course details

This course requires students to demonstrate research skills, analytical skills, and writing skills, as well as critical thinking, creative thinking, synthesis and contextualisation. The course critically examines how to determine the research question, what constitutes a literature review, research methods, discussing research outcomes, report writing style, correct referencing and report compilation.

The student is required to select a research topic relevant to the Professional Educator and compile an original research report. Above all, the research report must demonstrate critical thinking, research analysis, and draw a conclusion relevant to the research question.

Course at a glance
Career: Postgraduate
Credit points: 8
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
Student Contribution Band: 7
EFTSL: 0.16667
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Course availability
Term Campus
2012 Term One FLEX
2012 Term Two FLEX SYD
2012 Term Three FLEX
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