EDUC6120

Research and School Transformation

10 Units

This is a research course designed to explore current educational issues in local, national and international contexts. Further, this course is intended to develop a community of learners, leaders and scholars who embed research-informed practice in their schools and/or organisations.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate substantial contemporary regional, national and global issues affecting education;
  2. Create and conduct substantial field research within local education contexts;
  3. Construct new expert knowledge with a community of scholars focused on developing high quality educational learning environments.
Content

The course will focus on five major topics: (1) identifying and ameliorating macro socio-economic and inter-cultural issues; (2) exploring the linkages between global and local contexts; (3) practising field research; (4) implementing research for impact; and (5) developing a community of scholars focused on building high quality learning environments.

Module 1 - identifying and ameliorating macro socio-economic, inter-cultural issues and exploring the links between global and local contexts;

Module 2 - practising field research;

Module 3 - implementing research for impact, and developing a community of scholars focused on building high quality learning environments.

Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6020. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6020 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6120.
Assessment Items
  • Professional Task: Assignment 1
  • Professional Task: Assignment 2
  • Professional Task: Assignment 3

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting week 1

Online

Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting week 1

Course Materials
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Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for EDUC6120
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