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HEDU503 Research in Higher Education

An introduction to qualitative approaches to research of teaching and learning in higher education. Using individual and peer supervision, participants explore methodological issues and plan a research project that is the focus of HEDU 510 or HEDU 590. All students are required to have access to the Internet.

HEDU 503 paper provides an introduction to research methodology and approaches to research of teaching and learning in higher education.

Paper title Research in Higher Education
Paper code HEDU503
Subject Higher Education
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,929.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,400.00

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Prerequisite
HEDU 502 or HEDX 502 or EDUC 505
Restriction
HEDX 503, EDUC 506
Limited to
PGDipHighE, MHEd
Eligibility
Suitable for graduates who are currently teaching in universities and tertiary institutions
Contact
hedc@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr Ben Daniel
Paper Structure
Using individual and peer supervision, participants explore methodological issues and plan a research project that is the focus of HEDU 510.
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures, seminars and interactive discussions
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Course outline
Available on request from HEDC
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Explore selected methodologies used in higher education
  • Understand the steps involved in designing a research study, beginning with the development of an appropriate question through to identifying the appropriate methodology and method(s)
  • Understand the role of the researcher and ethical issues in research

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Other

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Friday 12:00-13:50 9-14, 17-22

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Friday 12:00-13:50 9-14, 17-22

An introduction to qualitative approaches to research of teaching and learning in higher education. Using individual and peer supervision, participants explore methodological issues and plan a research project that is the focus of HEDU 510 or HEDU 590. All students are required to have access to the Internet.

HEDU 503 paper provides an introduction to research methodology and approaches to research of teaching and learning in higher education.

Paper title Research in Higher Education
Paper code HEDU503
Subject Higher Education
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
HEDU 502 or HEDX 502 or EDUC 505
Restriction
HEDX 503, EDUC 506
Limited to
PGDipHighE, MHEd
Eligibility
Suitable for graduates who are currently teaching in universities and tertiary institutions
Contact
hedc@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr Ben Daniel
Paper Structure
Using individual and peer supervision, participants explore methodological issues and plan a research project that is the focus of HEDU 510.
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures, seminars and interactive discussions
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper
Course outline
Available on request from HEDC
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Explore selected methodologies used in higher education
  • Understand the steps involved in designing a research study, beginning with the development of an appropriate question through to identifying the appropriate methodology and method(s)
  • Understand the role of the researcher and ethical issues in research

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Other

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Friday 12:00-13:50 9-12, 15-22

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Friday 12:00-13:50 9-12, 15-22