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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 4239

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
171071

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

For preservice teachers to review methodologies, then identify and consider their strengths, limitations and ethical implications of methodologies, the associated methods and analytical techniques, reflecting on the connections between educational research, data, and practice.

Course content

Preservice teachers will learn about a range of methodologies and methods commonly used within education. They will consider the strengths, limitations and ethical implications of these methodologies and related methods for teaching practice. Through the use of methodologies, methods and analytical techniques, preservice teachers will reflect on and make connections between educational research, data and practice.
Preservice teachers will critically consider multiple forms of data, including assessment data, that are generated within education sites. There will be a focus on ethical approaches and responsibilities for educational research. Preservice teachers will apply their extended knowledge of methodologies, methods, analytical techniques and ethics to a theme or problem within an education context.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
MHEC/ LHEC Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours)
EDUC 3062 Studies in English Education 2
EDUC 2059 Mathematics Education
EDUC 3069 Reconceptualising Early Childhood Education
EDUC 3079 Foundations in Learning and Teaching 3: Educating for Diversity and Inclusion
EDUC 3074 Science and Mathematics Education 2 (Birth to 8)
EDUC 3081 Professional Experience 3: Informed Planning (Pre-school)
Group 2
MHPE/ LHPE Bachelor of Primary Education (Honours)
EDUC 3055 Inclusive Education
EDUC 3062 Studies in English Education 2
EDUC 2059 Mathematics Education
EDUC 3079 Foundations in Learning and Teaching 3: Educating for Diversity and Inclusion
EDUC 3075 Science and Mathematics Education 2 (Years R-7)
EDUC 3086 Professional Experience 3: Informed Planning (HP)
Group 3
LHSE Bachelor of Secondary Education (Honours)
EDUC 3085 Learning, Teaching and Inquiry 3: Creating Positive Secondary Learning Environments
EDUC 3086 Professional Experience 3: Informed Planning (HP)

All prior courses in years 1-3 of the program schedule must be successfully completed before enrolling in this course. This applies to full-time and part-time enrolments. Any variation will need the approval of the Program Director.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Workshop 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Workshop 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online (workshop) 2 hours x 12 weeks

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
Report 2000 words 40% N/A
Problem solving exercise 2500 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Report 2000 words 40% N/A
Problem solving exercise 2500 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Report 2000 words 40% N/A
Problem solving exercise 2500 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Report 2000 words 40% N/A
Problem solving exercise 2500 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Report 2000 words 40% N/A
Problem solving exercise 2500 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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
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* 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.

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