ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION

EDU5QRM

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students continue their studies of principles and practice of methods in educational research focussing primarily on Quantitative Methods. The subject is intended to prepare students to read studies in the area of education critically, and to conduct their own research projects. These aims are addressed by considering theoretical writing on methodology and by reviewing key approaches to and examples of quantitative research. Topics and stages discussed include: identifying research purposes (sampling, data gathering); quantitative data analysis and interpretation and internal and external validity.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRamon Lewis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsResearch Methods in Education (6th Ed)PrescribedCohen, L., Manion, L. and Morrison, KN/A
ReadingsResearch and Evaluation in Education and Psychology. Integrating diversity with quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods. (3rd Ed)RecommendedMertens, D.SAGE 2010
ReadingsResearch methods & methodology in EducationRecommendedArthur J., Waring M.,Coe R.& Hedges L.V.SAGE 2012
ReadingsResearch methods in education: an introduction, 8th EditionRecommendedWiersma, William & Jurs Stephen G.PEARSON ALLYN AND BACON, 2005

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