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Educational research of a topic that is situated within the context of teaching and learning in higher education. All students are required to have access to the Internet. Supervised educational research dissertation of 10,000 words on a topic that is situated within the context of teaching and learning in higher education.
HEDU 510 is a paper for diploma students. In this paper a student undertakes a research project that culminates in a substantial piece of scholarly writing that demonstrates the student's understanding of an area of interest. Students undertake HEDU 510 after successful completion of HEDU 503.
|Paper title||Advanced Topics in Higher Education|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2
Semester 2 (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,069.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$7,201.25|
- HEDU 501, HEDU 502 and HEDU 503
- HEDX 510
- Limited to
- (i) Students may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department of the Higher Education Development Centre. (ii) As one of the principal modes of teaching is on-line learning, all students are required to have access to the internet
- Suitable for graduates who are currently teaching tertiary students in universities and polytechnics.
- More information link
- View more information about this paper on the Higher Education Development Centre website
- Teaching staff
Lecturer Professor Tony Harland
- Paper Structure
- HEDU 503 and HEDU 510 are linked papers that focus on research into higher education. In HEDU 510 a small research project is completed.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Lectures, seminars and interactive discussions
- The reading list will be provided at the beginning of the semester.
- Course outline
- Available on request from HEDC
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Identify elements of a research plan
- Perform a literature review in a chosen area of inquiry
- Develop a full research proposal