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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

Former School/College

Former School of Education

Unit aim

Involves an investigation of an area of educational or training and development significance both to the student and the field of education or training and development as a whole. The 2-unit Research Project will result in the production of 10,000 to 20,000 word report.

Unit content

To be completed by student and supervisor to reflect the negotiated topic

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify and explain the research literature associated with the topic under investigation
2 formulate a research proposal related to the topic under investigation including structuring of research questions
3 recognise the methodological approach necessary to investigate the topic, including data collection and analysis procedures
4 critically evaluate issues relating to topic and produce a report that meets the specifications detailed in this unit statement.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify and explain the research literature associated with the topic under investigation
    • GA4:
  2. formulate a research proposal related to the topic under investigation including structuring of research questions
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  3. recognise the methodological approach necessary to investigate the topic, including data collection and analysis procedures
    • GA4:
  4. critically evaluate issues relating to topic and produce a report that meets the specifications detailed in this unit statement.
    • GA1:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.