INNOVATION AND CONVENTION IN EDUCATION B

EDU6ICB

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In the first year of the EdD program, students study in an area closely related to the content of their thesis. Under the guidance of the course coordinator, or their thesis supervisor, students audit a year-long subject or two related semester-length subjects from the masters course-work program. As the purpose of this subject is to provide a field for rigorous reflection on innovation and convention in education, students must lead at least one discussion and present seminar papers during the year. Substantial reading and analysis is required. This subject represents the second semester of study for the all-year subject.

SchoolEducation

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorHoward Nicholas

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesCandidates are required to undertake additional reading/research and independent study linking to the subject in their professional area

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Gain a conceptual overview of contemporary perspectives on research.
02. Gain an understanding of how to critically consume research.
03. Gain an understanding of quality in research.
04. Gain an understanding of essential elements of research.
05. Gain an understanding of different approaches to research.
06. Gain an understanding of how individual student research projects might be developed.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHoward Nicholas

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Candidates are required to undertake additional reading/research and independent study linking to the subject in their professional area, normally requiring an additional one hour per week of contact time.

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 15,000-word essay. There is one 15,000 word essay which combines the assessment for EDU6ICA and EDU6ICB.

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHoward Nicholas

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 0 - 0
One 1.00 h directed reading per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Candidates are required to undertake additional reading/research and independent study linking to the subject in their professional area, normally requiring an additional one hour per week of contact time.

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 0 - 0
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 15,000-word essay. There is one 15,000 word essay which combines the assessment for EDU6ICA and EDU6ICB.

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHoward Nicholas

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 0 - 0
One 1.00 h directed reading per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Candidates are required to undertake additional reading/research and independent study linking to the subject in their professional area, normally requiring an additional one hour per week of contact time.

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 0 - 0
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 15,000-word essay. There is one 15,000 word essay which combines the assessment for EDU6ICA and EDU6ICB.

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDonna Starks

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Candidates are required to undertake additional reading/research and independent study linking to the subject in their professional area, normally requiring an additional one hour per week of contact time.

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 15,000-word essay. There is one 15,000 word essay which combines the assessment for EDU6ICA and EDU6ICB.

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6