EDUC 7033B - Education Dissertation Part 2
North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2021
General Course Information
Course Code EDUC 7033B Course Education Dissertation Part 2 Coordinating Unit School of Education Term Semester 1 Level Postgraduate Coursework Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 12 Contact By negotiation with supervisor Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N Prerequisites EDUC 7033A, EDUC 7054 Incompatible EDUC 7033 Assumed Knowledge EDUC 7020, EDUC 7021 or equivalent Course Description The outcome of this course is the completion of a dissertation. The dissertation reports a research project conducted with the guidance of an academic supervisor. lt should make a contribution to education knowledge. You will critically analyse and evaluate existing knowledge about a problem of interest to you and design and conduct a research project investigating the problem. Your conclusions should include implications for better educational practice.
Course Coordinator: Dr Igusti DarmawanDr I Gusti Ngurah Darmawan
Associate Head (International)
School of Education
The University of Adelaide
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Course Learning Outcomes
1 Gather, form and critique knowledge from research studies 2 Identify and investigate a research problem 3 Apply an appropriate research design and associated methods rigorously 4 Conduct the research project in an ethical fashion 5 Draw appropriate conclusions and indicate the significance of the findings for educational practice and research 6 Report the research in a scholarly fashion appropriate to the disciplinary area
University Graduate Attributes
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s) Deep discipline knowledge
- informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
- acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
- accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
1, 2, 3 Critical thinking and problem solving
- steeped in research methods and rigor
- based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
- demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
1, 5 Intercultural and ethical competency
- adept at operating in other cultures
- comfortable with different nationalities and social contexts
- able to determine and contribute to desirable social outcomes
- demonstrated by study abroad or with an understanding of indigenous knowledges
Required ResourcesIn consultation with your supervisor you will undertake readings from professional and academic sources related to your research problem, the design and methods of your project, and any other specific readings required to complete the project.
For additional guidance on research methodology and structure, please utilize your earlier readings for Educational Inquiry and other research methodology courses you have attended.
Recommended ResourcesNot Applicable
Online LearningYou are required to have online access to library databases electronic material, journal articles and the skills to search effectively.
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesFace-to-face and or online meetings with supervisors.
WorkloadThis is a 12-unit topic and thus anticipates a 50% of a full time (38 hours) workload over 2 semesters.
Learning Activities SummaryNot Applicable.
Specific Course RequirementsNot Applicable.
Small Group Discovery ExperienceBy its research nature, dialogue with supervisor is an inherent small discovery process.
- Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
- Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
- Assessment must maintain academic standards.
Assessment Task Task Type Weighting Learning Outcome 20,000 word dissertation Dissertation 100% 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Assessment DetailDetailed requirements of your project will be provided through dialogue with supervisor. A comprehensive rubric may be downloaded from MyUni that will provide guidance on points to cover for assessment.
SubmissionSubmission dates will be made available on MyUni and submissions will be uploaded on MyUni.
Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:
M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme) Grade Mark Description FNS Fail No Submission F 1-49 Fail P 50-64 Pass C 65-74 Credit D 75-84 Distinction HD 85-100 High Distinction CN Continuing NFE No Formal Examination RP Result Pending
Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.
Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.
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