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ED552V: ENQUIRING INTO PRACTICE IN COMMUNITY SETTINGS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 20:31


Course Overview

This course provides an opportunity for participants to follow an interest of their own and explore an area of specialism. Individuals are supported to identify a challenge in their own professional practice and to use action research processes to understand it better.  Participants will develop their own practice though practitioner enquiry and will contribute to the knowledge base of the field of practice.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Aileen Ackland

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

• Identifying a focus on rationale • Forms of investigation • Research, literature and reading • Finding and forming questions • Setting aims and objectives • Timescales • Negotiating contracts of study • Working with others • Collecting and analysing evidence • Presenting findings


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st attempt: Participants are required to plan, implement and evaluate a small scale enquiry, centred on a theme or topic of their choice. Assessment will be based on submission of a 6,000-8,000 word report of the work undertaken along with any associated materials generated. Resit: One further submission of the Enquiry report.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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