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ED5831 - Research in Early Childhood Education

[Offered in even-numbered years in Townsville. ]

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

Available to Postgraduate Certificate, BEd (Professional Development) and Master of Education students.

This subject introduces students to the processes and approaches to research in Early Childhood Education. It requires students to critically examine issues of knowledge construction, research methodology and links between research and practice. Students will examine their own practices through an Action Research cycle.

Learning Outcomes

  • explore processes and approaches to research in Early Childhood Education;
  • critically evaluate issues of knowledge construction, research methods and links between research and practice;
  • critically reflect on professional practices through an Action Research cycle.

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 52
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Face to face teaching (face-to-face dates to be advised by JCUS Education Coordinator)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Dr Robyn Anderson.
Workload expectations:
  • 25 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: project plan/annotated bibliography (15%); small scale action research project (40%); responses to topics (45%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.