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welcome to the course. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with this page, and all the resources and support you have available to you.
Your teacher is Diana Ayling. You can contact me in a variety of different ways I have listed most of them here. You are welcome to use MeetMe to book an appointment with me.
A private group will be established for you to connect, communicate and collaborate.
Your assessment activities:
Nature of assessment
|50%||Assessment 1: A topical interest paper.||
|Assessment 2. A research ethics application.||
Semester One, 2013 Class Resources: Abstract templates and Application forms. http://tlcommunityunitec.ning.com/page/educ-7103-research-beginnings-15-credit-gdhe-semester-one-2013
Glossary of Terms: Open and editable list of key words and concepts in educational research.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
1. Evaluate current research paradigms and methodologies.
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2. Critically review issues in writing academic literature reviews.
3. Formulate research questions and appropriate research design.
4. Describe a variety of research procedures and methods of data collection.
5. Demonstrate data analysis and interpretation.
6. Develop a position on important ethical and political issues in educational research.
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By the end of the course you will be able to:
Knowledge: the key concepts and principles of educational research paradigms and methodologies.
Skills: Plan, implement and review a research project.
Values: Appreciate the ethical and political issues in educational research.
People: Collaborate with and support peers and colleagues.
Learn: Access, evaluate and share with your co-learners resources to support educational research.
Integrate: Embed your learning experiences into your professional practice and record your development in your professional portfolio.
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