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ED302D: ACTION INQUIRY (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This course emphasises the role of Action Inquiry in a professional’s toolbox. Students will examine the differences between Action Inquiry and other types of research. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
  • Dr Margaret Harris

Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Teacher Training (TT) (Studied) or BA Professional Development (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • LL3060 Action Inquiry (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The Action Inquiry course provides an opportunity to develop a knowledge of research methods, data collection and analysis techniques particularly suited to a small scale Action Inquiry project. It also encourages consideration of a small project that can be done in a professional context and the development of a draft proposal and ethical approval form in order to conduct the project in the Professional Project 3 course which follows.

Further Information & Notes

To undertake this course participants must be employed in a relevant professional context. Voluntary work is acceptable.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BA Professional Development

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: In order to meet the assessment requirements for this course students are required to submit a proposal for  a small action research project and an ethical approval form (100%).

Resit: Re-submission of in-course assignment and examination.

Formative Assessment




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