RESEARCH METHODS IN OUTDOOR AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

OED4RMO

2020

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-ordinatorJo-Anne Ferreira

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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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

Readings

Research Methods in the Social Sciences

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSomekh, B. and Lewin, C.

Year2005

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PublisherLONDON: SAGE PUBLICATIONS

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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

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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJo-Anne Ferreira

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Honours Minor Thesis Proposal (4500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4