Subject details

  • Topics
    • Research of their topic of interest over the course of the semester (independent study - facilitated by lecturer)
    • Online research
    • Students plan and implement an action research project in their classroom or school based on their research proposal developed in EDN703
    • Students are expected to engage with the online lectures and materials to guide their learning in action research and writing the proposal
    • Students use the resources provided to guide them in writing a final paper. This paper is an academic report of the research project

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. understand the different forms, traditions and techniques of action research
  2. apply social justice principles in the context of action research
  3. implement a successful action research project within their school/classroom
  4. write a critical academic paper articulating the research project undertaken.
  • Assignment 1 - Annotated Bibliography (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - Research Paper (80%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-EDN104
  • GRF-EDMY104

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

No special requirements

Students will complete an action research project in the context of their own workplace settings based on their research proposal developed in EDNY103(EDN703). Students will implement, document and write an academic report on the progress/findings of their project.

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