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Education Project (EDU600)

Organisational Unit School of Education
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TMD-internal, TSD-internal
Description A supervised project, resulting in a scholarly report. This will provide evidence that the participant can generate a problem and/or research area from their own interests or professional work in education. The project will be a critical literature review that demonstrates mastery of a problem area. Approval by the supervisor, on the basis of a written proposal, must be obtained before the project commences.
Timetabled Learning Activities 6 x 1 hour seminars distributed throughout the semester
Assessment The unit is assessed through two assignments: (a) a research proposal outlining the rationale, topic and suggested methodology to target the topic of choice (1500 words), and (b) a final research report (4500 words). These two assessments should demonstrate students' ability to undertake and report on a small research project of their choice. Students should expect quantitative feedback as well as qualitative comments on their work with a focus on specific areas of improvement
Prerequisites Completion of EDU603/EDU610 introduction to Research for Educators or equivalent social research methods unit.
Normally taken as the final component in the MEd (Coursework) degree, provided that F605/EDU605 Master of Education Project is not part of that degree.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed EDU605 Master of Education Project may not enrol in this unit for credit.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Education Project (EDU660) - as for EDU600 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Education
Credit Points 6
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Timetabled Learning Activities Seminars: 6 x 1 hour distributed throughout the semester.
Assessment The unit is assessed through two assignments: (a) a research proposal outlining the rationale, topic and suggested methodology to target the topic of choice (2000 words), and (b) a final research report (7000 words). These two assessments should demonstrate students' ability to undertake and report on a small research project of their choice. Students should expect quantitative feedback as well as qualitative comments on their work with a focus on specific areas of improvement
Prerequisites Successful completion of EDU603/610 Introduction to Research for Educators or equivalent. It is recommended that part-time students complete all the proposed units before enrolling in EDU660 or, if full-time, then this unit is completed in the last semester of their enrolment.
Previously 2013: EDU600
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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