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HEDU503 Research in Higher Education

An introduction to qualitative and mixed methods approaches to conducting research in Higher Education. Participants explore methodological issues and plan a research project that is the focus of HEDU 510 or HEDU590.

HEDU 503 starts with critical reading in Higher Education, examines research approaches and methods, including the commonly used interview techniques and surveys.

Paper title Research in Higher Education
Paper code HEDU503
Subject Higher Education
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,105.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
HEDX 503
Limited to
PGDipHighE, MHEd
Notes
As one of the principal modes of teaching is on-line learning, all students are required to have access to the internet
Eligibility

Suitable for graduates who are currently teaching in universities and tertiary institutions.

Contact
hedc@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Lecturer: Professor Tony Harland

Paper Structure

Using individual and peer supervision, participants explore methodological issues and plan a research project that is the focus of HEDU 510 or HEDU 590.

Teaching Arrangements
Lectures, seminars and interactive discussions
Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Course outline

View the course outline for HEDU503

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

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Timetable

Semester 1

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

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 12:00-13:50 9-15, 17-22

Semester 1

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

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 12:00-13:50 9-15, 17-22

An introduction to qualitative and mixed methods approaches to conducting research in Higher Education. Participants explore methodological issues and plan a research project that is the focus of HEDU 510 or HEDU590.

HEDU 503 starts with critical reading in Higher Education, examines research approaches and methods, including the commonly used interview techniques and surveys.

Paper title Research in Higher Education
Paper code HEDU503
Subject Higher Education
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2023 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
HEDX 503
Limited to
PGDipHighE, MHEd
Notes
As one of the principal modes of teaching is on-line learning, all students are required to have access to the internet
Eligibility

Suitable for graduates who are currently teaching in universities and tertiary institutions.

Contact
hedc@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Lecturer: Dr Nave Wald

Paper Structure

Using individual and peer supervision, participants explore methodological issues and plan a research project that is the focus of HEDU 510 or HEDU 590.

Teaching Arrangements

The Distance Learning offering of this paper is taught remotely.

Lectures, seminars and interactive discussions

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Course outline

Available on request from hedc@otago.ac.nz

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

Semester 1

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

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 12:00-13:50 8-14, 16-22

Semester 1

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

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 12:00-13:50 8-14, 16-22