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ED5305 - Negotiated Project

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Teaching & Learning Development

Available to Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Teaching) students

The purpose of this subject is for participants to design, conduct and evaluate a substantial research project on enhancing professional practice. The subject builds on ED5304, providing opportunities to apply the action research, action learning or negotiated methods to research on teaching and student learning. The focus on responding to contemporary contexts in tertiary education is emphasised. The research topic and plan will be negotiated with the course convenor. Assessment in this subject, as for all subjects in the Graduate Certificate of Education, will be graded as satisfactory or unsatisfactory.

Learning Outcomes

  • design, conduct and evaluate a substantial research project on enhancing professional practice in relation to teaching and student learning.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to use independent judgment to synthesise information to make intellectual and/or creative advances;
  • The ability to place their research in a broader (preferably international)theoretical, practical and policy context.;
  • The ability to think laterally and be original;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems;
  • The ability to encompass and use methods and conceptual advances in areas of knowledge cognate to their central area(s) of expertise;
  • The ability to evaluate and extrapolate from the outcomes of their research;
  • The ability to plan, conduct and manage research in their discipline;
  • The potential to lead and contribute to projects effectively and efficiently;
  • The ability to conduct their research in an ethical manner;
  • The ability to communicate the methodology, results and implications of their research in a manner appropriate to different purposes and audiences;
  • The ability to make constructive contributions to project teams or collegial activities;
  • The potential to resolve conflicts.
Prerequisites: ED5300 ED5301 ED5304 and allow concurrent for ED5304

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Face to face teaching (on campus attendance details will be advised through LearnJCU and by email)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours - negotiated discussions
Assessment: negotiated proposal (20%); negotiated project (80%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Face to face teaching (on campus attendance details will be advised through LearnJCU and by email)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours - negotiated discussions
Assessment: negotiated proposal (20%); negotiated project (80%).

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Face to face teaching (on campus attendance details will be advised through LearnJCU and by email)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours - negotiated discussions
Assessment: negotiated proposal (20%); negotiated project (80%).

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Face to face teaching (on campus attendance details will be advised through LearnJCU and by email)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours - negotiated discussions
Assessment: negotiated proposal (20%); negotiated project (80%).

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.