EDUCATION THESIS

EDU4TBP

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to educational research involving the collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data.  On completion of this subject, students will have produced a dissertation of 12,000 words.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Beagley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Requires co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNegotiated. Readings will depend on the research study/dissertation topic.Recommendedvariousvarious

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply academic research practices to the completion of an independent research project.

Activities:
Dissertation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the relevant literature related to your topic.

Activities:
Dissertation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Demonstrate problem-solving and time-management practices in your project area.

Activities:
Dissertation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Develop and demonstrate sound academic writing practices through written presentation skills in reporting and discussing the outcomes of your research project.

Activities:
Dissertation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Beagley

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning and individual research"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 12,000 word dissertationAt least 2 from a panel of senior assessors will consider each dissertation.100 01, 02, 03, 04