RESEARCH METHODS IN OUTDOOR AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

OED4RMO

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are provided with an introduction to research in education largely from a qualitative perspective. Students study question formulation, literature analysis, research design, research methods, sampling, data collection, data analysis, and research report writing. Students develop a research proposal.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRuth Lawrence

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsResearch Methods in the Social SciencesRecommendedSomekh, B. and Lewin, C. (Eds)LONDON: SAGE PUBLICATIONS, 2005

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop a researchable question that can be answered using appropriate methodology and answered within an appropriate time frame

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02. Develop the research design for an educational research project using appropriate methodology and data analysis techniques

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03. Produce a research proposal in accordance with academic conventions

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04. Demonstrate an awareness of the broader ethical issues associated with research

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRuth Lawrence

Class requirements

Lecture
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 4,500-word assignment100 01, 02, 03, 04