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EDUC5660 Education Studies

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Content
This unit provides the opportunity for investigation in a field not otherwise available during the semester. All unit proposals require the approval of the unit coordinator.
Outcomes
Students are able to obtain a high level of understanding of an area of educational research.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) preliminary outline of Assessment 2 and (2) a 5000-word assignment on a topic agreed by the lecturer supervising the work and the student. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Grace Oakley
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in Graduate Diploma in Professional Education 31310, Master of Education 30580, Master of Education (thesis and coursework) 31700, Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership (articulated) 30240, Master of Educational Leadership (coursework and dissertation) 30520 and the Master of Educational Leadership (thesis and coursework) 31650
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
Nil.
Contact hours
reading and conference sessions: 25 hours
Note
A student may only enrol in this unit once.
Texts

Texts and recommended reading to be advised by the supervising lecturer.

  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.