Education Research Project PG (7784.7)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Counselling||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will:
1. Develop skills and understanding of research processes and methods; and
2. Demonstrate knowledge about the topic in which they have undertaken research.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
PrerequisitesMust be enrolled in a postgraduate Education course or have permission from the postgraduate Education courses convener.
CorequisitesMust be enrolled in a postgraduate Education course or have permission from the postgraduate Education courses convener.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||On-Campus||Dr Stephani Stephens|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Dr Stephani Stephens|
There is no required text for this unit. The following texts are recommended;
Fink, A. (2019). Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From the Internet to Paper (5th ed.). Sage Publications.
Creswell, J. W. (2014). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods approaches (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications Inc.
Punch, K. F. (2009). Research methods in education. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications Inc.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Approval of extenuating circumstances will be dependent upon the production of supporting documentation and at the discretion of the unit convener.
All assessment items must be submitted online via the appropriate Canvas drop box. It is the student's responsibility to upload the correct and corresponding draft or assessment item to the right submission section. Assignments must be submitted in a format accessible to the assessor(s), as stated on the relevant canvas site. If the unit convener and/or tutor are unable to access a submission, a standard late penalty of 5% of the total marks possible for the task may be applied per day until the assignment is made accessible.
Special assessment requirements
All assessments must be submitted and an aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the unit.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Provision of valid documentation
Please note that the University takes student conduct very seriously. All documentation provided to University staff must be valid and the provision of fraudulent documentation carries with it potentially serious consequences, including suspension and/or exclusion from the University. Note that all allegations of student misconduct will be referred to the Associate Dean for Health (ADH) as a prescribed authority for investigation.
While specific times for meetings will be negotiated, participation in regular (online) meetings is expected. There will be a significant emphasis on self-directed work in this unit.
Indicative hours required for this unit:
Individual reading: 70 hours
Meetings: 10 hours
Assessment tasks: 70 hours
Your participation in online activities will enhance your understanding of the unit content and therefore the quality of your assessment responses. Lack of participation may result in your inability to satisfactorily pass assessment items.
Required IT skills
Students will be expected to be competent in the use of the Library databases.
Work placement, internships or practicums
The basis for effective research is contribution to knowledge. It is important, therefore, that researchers are familiar with existing knowledge in their field of enquiry. Skills in conducting a rigorous and scholarly review of literature are fundamental for researchers and this unit provides an opportunity for students to apply those skills.
Research led education:
This unit involves research-led education and learning. There are active researchers delivering this unit who are able to engage students in deep and active learning and transmit to students their passion for the research they are carrying out.