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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 educational research. 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)

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
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Tutorial 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

Problem solving exercise, Report

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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