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HEDU510 Special Topic

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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.

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 Special Topic
Paper code HEDU510
Subject Higher Education
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Second Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,047.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,991.50

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Prerequisite
HEDU 503 or HEDX 503
Restriction
HEDX 510
Limited to
PGDipHighE
Notes
Students may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department of the Higher Education Development Centre.
Eligibility
Suitable for graduates who are currently teaching tertiary students in universities and polytechnics.
Contact
hedc@otago.ac.nz
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
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

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Timetable

Second Semester

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

Second Semester

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

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
Paper code HEDU510
Subject Higher Education
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Second Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
HEDU 501, HEDU 502 and HEDU 503
Restriction
HEDX 510
Limited to
PGDipHighE
Notes
(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
Eligibility
Suitable for graduates who are currently teaching tertiary students in universities and polytechnics.
Contact
hedc@otago.ac.nz
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
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

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

Second Semester

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