Develops students’ skills as critically reflective and researching practitioners. Students propose, conduct, and present research into their developing professional practice; reflecting on their personal and professional philosophy of teaching.
|Paper title||Evidence-based Inquiry|
|Teaching period||1st Non standard period (10 July 2023 - 15 December 2023) (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,162.75|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Pre or Corequisite
- EDUC 473 or EDUC 475 or EDUC 478; and ELIT 199, and EMAT 196, EMAT 197, or EMAT 199
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Susan Sandretto
- Paper Structure
All students will engage with content on research into professional practice by:
- Developing a researchable question to inform professional practice
- Locating your research in the literature
- Considering the ethics for practitioner research
- Collecting data and undertaking data analysis
- Writing ethically and reflexively within their reporting
Students will also engage with content specific to practitioner research in their sector (Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary).
Set text: Mutch, C. (2013). Doing educational research: A practitioner's guide to getting started (2nd ed.). NZCER Press.
Readings will be available through e-Reserve. Students will also be expect to source their own literature beyond the assigned readings.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper students will be able to:
- Conduct research into their own professional practice in an educational setting
- Communicate their research findings