RESEARCH METHODS IN OUTDOOR AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

OED5RM

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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

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Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

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Capstone subjectNo

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Readings

Research Methods in the Social Sciences

Resource TypeRecommended

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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

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

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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