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ED5190 - Introduction to Educational Research

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to students enrolled in Postgraduate Certificate, BEd (Professional Development), Master of Guidance and Counselling and Master of Education and Doctor of Education(res)

This subject introduces students to a range of key educational research designs and methods. Students critically review approaches to research in education and related theoretical and methodological issues. They understand key concepts from a range of research designs and approaches, and develop skills in related research techniques of data gathering and analysis. Ethical issues, critically reflexive perspectives and the politics of research are also considered.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically review issues relating to key educational research designs and methods;
  • develop a position on important ethical and political issues in educational research;
  • develop skills in using research techniques chosen from a range of research methods.
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Combinations:
ED5290

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Robyn Anderson.
Contact hours:
  • 39 hours - Online engagement through Learn JCU platform
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
    Assessment: essays (20%); assignments (60%); discussion board contributions (20%).

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Coord/Lect: Dr Robyn Anderson.
    Contact hours:
    • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
      Assessment: essays (20%); assignments (60%); discussion board contributions (20%).

      JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 51
      Census Date 11-Apr-2019
      Face to face teaching (to be advised by JCUS Coordinator)
      Coordinator: Dr Robyn Anderson
      Lecturer: Dr Geoffrey McNulty.
      Contact hours:
      • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
        Assessment: essays (20%); assignments (60%); discussion board contributions (20%).

        JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 53
        Census Date 05-Dec-2019
        Face to face teaching (to be advised by JCUS Coordinator)
        Coordinator: Dr Robyn Anderson
        Contact hours:
        • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
          Assessment: essays (20%); assignments (60%); discussion board contributions (20%).

          JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
          Census Date 11-Apr-2019
          Coordinator: Dr Robyn Anderson
          Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
          Contact hours:
          • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
            Assessment: essays (20%); assignments (60%); discussion board contributions (20%).

            JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
            Census Date 08-Aug-2019
            Lecturer: Mr Ashley Orth.
            Contact hours:
            • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
              Assessment: essays (20%); assignments (60%); discussion board contributions (20%).

              JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
              Census Date 05-Dec-2019
              Lecturer: Mr Ashley Orth.
              Contact hours:
              • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
                Assessment: essays (20%); assignments (60%); discussion board contributions (20%).

                Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.