Engages students in critical reflection on their professional practice and prepares them for their thesis and research to practice portfolio research.
As part of your Doctor of Education study, you will work with a community of students and lecturers as you spend 12 months reflecting on your practice and preparing for the thesis stage of your doctorate. The paper involves studying from July through June.
|Paper title||Doctor of Education Coursework|
|Points||60 points 60 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (3 January 2018 - 20 June 2018), 2nd Non standard period (9 July 2018 - 20 December 2018)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,967.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$6,528.00|
- Limited to
- Students must enrol for EDDC911 twice: in the second half of the first year of study and the first half of the second year of study.
- Teaching staff
- This paper is co-ordinated by our Postgraduate and Distance Co-ordinator (Education Studies). A number of academic staff teach throughout the paper. You will also be assigned a mentor to guide you through this paper.
- Paper Structure
- During the year you will focus on a number of topics, including those relating to being a reflective and researching practitioner, theoretical perspectives and conceptual frameworks, reviewing literature, and a number of research methods and methodologies.
- Teaching Arrangements
- This paper begins with a residential school. After this, it is taught online, with students not required to be online at set times. It is fully internally assessed.
- Students will be expected to access required readings via the library and the Internet and source their own relevant readings.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information
literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- After successfully completing this paper you should
- Be able to identify evidence and arguments for and against practices that you already use and practices that you could adopt and consider implications
- Have an in-depth understanding of the key educational issues related to your practice that is informed by contemporary research
- Have an understanding of the research methodologies that can be used to improve your professional and institutional practice
- Have advanced knowledge in your area of research