Postgraduate | MAQ-EDSX8000 | 2024
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- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Start dates
- 19 Feb 2024,
- 22 July 2024,
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- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 18 weeks
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About this subject
On successful completion you will be able to
- Apply advanced and in-depth knowledge of research methods to critically evaluate evidence and to make evidence-based decisions.
- Generate research questions and critically analyse and evaluate different research methods to address those questions.
- Apply advanced critical thinking skills to generate, evaluate and transform professionally-oriented knowledge and practice
- Synthesise and communicate research and its results to different audiences.
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
The objective of this unit is to extend student understanding and application of the research methods used to explore contemporary issues in a variety of educational settings. A staff member actively engaged in research will lead each of 6 workshops to expose students to a range of methodological approaches and to develop their understanding of evidence-based practice. As students proceed through the workshops they will consider the application of these research approaches to addressing an educational topic of personal relevance and interest.
- Quantitative Research Plan (40%)
- Participation tasks (20%)
- Qualitative Research Plan (40%)
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