RESEARCH METHODS IN OUTDOOR AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

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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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures. Written work that demonstrates the relevant critical skills and relevant concepts. Written work that effectively mobilises relevant critical and/or theoretical material in the course of developing an original argument

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

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Quota Management StrategyN/A

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Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Research Methods in the Social Sciences

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorSomekh, B. and Lewin, C.

Year2011

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherLONDON: SAGE PUBLICATIONS

ISBN1446246329, 9781446246320

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop a researchable question that can be answered using appropriate methodology and answered within an appropriate time frame
02. Develop the research design for an educational research project using appropriate methodology and data analysis techniques
03. Produce a research proposal in accordance with academic conventions
04. Demonstrate an awareness of the broader ethical issues associated with research

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