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ED5094 - Research Proposal and Ethics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to Master of Education students, Master of Guidance and Counselling and Graduate Certificate of Research Methods students.

Development of a proposal for a small scale research project involving gathering data, or a critical review and synthesis of literature, relating to an approved education topic. The proposal should be approximately 2,000 words; it should clearly define a topic, provide a rationale, set the proposed research in context of appropriate literature, outline methods for generating, gathering and/or analysing research data and discuss methodological issues associated with those methods, and should be accompanied by relevant applications for approval to conduct the research.

Learning Outcomes

  • knowledge of an approved topic for research;
  • capacity to frame a topic, issue or questions for research;
  • capacity to identify appropriate methods for investigating the topic, issue or research questions and understanding of issues associated with the use of those methods to investigate the topic, issue or questions.
Prerequisites: ED5190 MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO OR CONCURRENTLY WITH ED5094

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse, Dr Robyn Anderson.
Assessment: assessment task 1: research proposal up to 5000 words (60%); assessment task 2: ethics application or maybe negotiated (40%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse, Dr Robyn Anderson.
Assessment: assessment task 1: research proposal up to 5000 words (60%); assessment task 2: ethics application or maybe negotiated (40%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse, Dr Robyn Anderson.
Assessment: assessment task 1: research proposal up to 5000 words (60%); assessment task 2: ethics application or maybe negotiated (40%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse, Dr Robyn Anderson.
Assessment: assessment task 1: research proposal up to 5000 words (60%); assessment task 2: ethics application or maybe negotiated (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Lecturer: Dr Robyn Anderson.
Assessment: assessment task 1: research proposal up to 5000 words (60%); assessment task 2: ethics application or maybe negotiated (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse, Dr Robyn Anderson.
Assessment: assessment task 1: research proposal up to 5000 words (60%); assessment task 2: ethics application or maybe negotiated (40%).

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 52
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Face to face teaching (to be advised by JCUS coordinator)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Lecturer: Dr Robyn Anderson.
Assessment: assessment task 1: research proposal up to 5000 words (60%); assessment task 2: ethics application or maybe negotiated (40%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
Face to face teaching (to be advised by JCUS coordinator)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hilary Whitehouse
Lecturer: Dr Robyn Anderson.
Assessment: assessment task 1: research proposal up to 5000 words (60%); assessment task 2: ethics application or maybe negotiated (40%).
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 53
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Face to face teaching (to be advised by JCUS coordinator)
Assessment: assessment task 1: research proposal up to 5000 words (60%); assessment task 2: ethics application or maybe negotiated (40%).
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

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