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This course addresses a number of the key strands in the MSc (Educational and Social Research) programme (such as the nature of practitioner enquiry in educational research, the relationship amongst: research, policy and practice, critical reading of texts, research and policy, and different views of knowledge). Focusing on quantitative and qualitative research design and applications, the course aims to explore conceptions of reality and different views of knowledge and characteristics of quantitative and qualitative research. A variety of methodological orientations are studied: practitioner research; ethnography; critical discourse analysis; and statistical approaches.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Identification of secondary data relevant to an educational context. Analysis of data and production of a report and presentation of secondary findings. (4,000 words) OR Mini-investigation in educational field of interest to participant. Report on research design, methodology, data collection and analysis, critical reflection (4000 words). Resit: Resubmission of written work.
There are no assessments for this course.