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Unit of Study EDU40005 - Education Honours Thesis (Stage 2 of 3) (2016)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    24

  • AQF level

    8

  • Level of learning

    Advanced

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

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

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of knowledge and theoretical concepts in education, with advanced understanding in at least one area of investigation
2 demonstrate skills in critically reviewing, analysing, and synthesising knowledge in education
3 practise ethical and inclusive enquiry and communication
4 demonstrate written, verbal, and other relevant communication skills to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge
5 create a thesis that demonstrates research and design skills, critical thinking, initiative and judgment in developing new understanding
6 exercise autonomy in one’s learning and responsibility in one’s practice as a researcher
7 disseminate findings in diverse contexts

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

  1. demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of knowledge and theoretical concepts in education, with advanced understanding in at least one area of investigation
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. demonstrate skills in critically reviewing, analysing, and synthesising knowledge in education
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. practise ethical and inclusive enquiry and communication
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. demonstrate written, verbal, and other relevant communication skills to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. create a thesis that demonstrates research and design skills, critical thinking, initiative and judgment in developing new understanding
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  6. exercise autonomy in one’s learning and responsibility in one’s practice as a researcher
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  7. disseminate findings in diverse contexts
    • GA1:
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.