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EDR8802 Foundation Methods for Research in Education

Short Description: Research Methods for Education
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 099999 - Society and Culture not elsewh
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: EDR8801

Other Requisites

Three (3) courses from the recommended enrolment pattern of the specialisation.


This course introduces learners to the theory and practices of research methods suited to evaluation of educational interventions/programs conducted by reflective practitioners. Students will develop their understanding of different approaches to, and models of, research methods for educational evaluation; consider responses to ethical issues in the processes of evaluation; explore concepts and practices of qualitative and quantitative methods; understand data, data collection, and data analysis strategies. An intention of this course is to inform students' considerations of the methodological approach to the capstone master degree project.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022