GRADUATE TEACHER RESEARCH PROJECT

EDU5TRP

2015

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Building on the approved research proposal developed in EDU5TAR, students undertake a research project. This will demonstrate an understanding of literature and research from a chosen field, research design and implementation, the analysis and interpretation of data and the significance of the interpretation of the case study to professional practice. Students should show awareness of the limitations of their study and include recommendations for future teaching practice.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites EDU5BEG

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPractical research: planning and designRecommendedLeedy P & Ormrod J (2012)10TH ED, SYDENY: PEARSON

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Implement a planned research project, investigating a specific aspect of your professional teaching practice

Activities:
This ILO will be addressed through the research report assessment task with learning support provided through data collection and analysis modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

02. Recommend how research can inform your teaching practice

Activities:
This ILO will be addressed through the research report assessment task with learning support provided by the subject coordinator
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Demonstrate understanding of essential elements and processes of quality educational research

Activities:
This ILO will be addressed through the research report assessment task with learning support provided through data collection and analysis modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

04. Where appropriate demonstrate and apply ethical practices in data collection and analysis

Activities:
This ILO will be addressed through the research report assessment task with learning support provided through data collection and analysis modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

05. Review educational research literature in relation to professional teaching practice

Activities:
This ILO will be addressed through the research report assessment task with learning support provided by the subject coordinator
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.

Scheduled Online Class
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research report of professional practice (25000 word)Word length is inclusive of bibliography, contents page, titles, appendices.70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Research proposal (10,000 - 12,000 words)The research proposal provides a framework for the final research report and all feedback must be taken on board and written communication provided by subject coordinator in order to proceed with data collection.30 03, 04, 05

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Summer 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.

Scheduled Online Class
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research report of professional practice (25000 word)Word length is inclusive of bibliography, contents page, titles, appendices.70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Research proposal (10,000 - 12,000 words)The research proposal provides a framework for the final research report and all feedback must be taken on board and written communication provided by subject coordinator in order to proceed with data collection.30 03, 04, 05