unisa logo
books-library-folders

Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5217

graduate-cap

Course Level
Postgraduate

globe-earth-geography

Offered Externally
Yes

diploma-certificate-graduate-degree

Course ID
156684

pie-chart-graph

Unit Value
4.5

compass

University-wide elective course
No

calendar-2
Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To examine the debates and practices around the application of evidence-based approaches to inform policy and practice in education.

Course content

Students will examine concepts of evidence-based practice and how they are applied for different purposes in a range of settings to answer education-related questions. Students will critically evaluate resources used in evidence-based practice and critically appraise the nature and application of evidence to inform teaching practice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 5 hours x 5 days
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 5 hours x 5 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Report 2700 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Report 2700 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Report 2700 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

Degrees this course is offered in

Checking your eligibility