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ED55A1: UNDERSTANDING, USING, AND EVALUATING RESEARCH IN PRACTICE (PGDE/MA) (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26


Course Overview

This course enhances existing provision building on the premise of improving collaborative opportunities for all student teachers preparing to enter the teaching profession. A key factor revolves around the enhancement of the student experience in applying a richer knowledge and skills based learning which can be applied within a range of professional settings in schools.

 

This course, the second  of two pitched at M-Level (SCQF Level 11), will develop students skills in the critical evaluation of published research, with a view to develop a critical evidence-based understanding of practice.

 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Dean Robson

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) English at Grade A
  • Intermediate 2 Level (Sqa) Mathematics A
  • Intermediate 2 Level (Sqa) Mathematics A1
  • Intermediate 2 Level (Sqa) Mathematics A2
  • Intermediate 2 Level (Sqa) Mathematics B
  • Intermediate 2 Level (Sqa) Mathematics B3
  • Intermediate 2 Level (Sqa) Mathematics B4
  • Intermediate 2 Level (Sqa) Mathematics C
  • Intermediate 2 Level (Sqa) Mathematics C5
  • Intermediate 2 Level (Sqa) Mathematics C6
  • Standard Grade (Sce) Mathematics 1
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) English at Grade A1
  • Standard Grade (Sce) Mathematics 2
  • Standard Grade (Sce) Mathematics 3
  • Standard Grade (Sce) Mathematics 4
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) English at Grade A2
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) English at Grade B
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) English at Grade B3
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) English at Grade B4
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) English at Grade C
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) English at Grade C5
  • Higher Grade (Sce/Sqa) English at Grade C6
  • Programme Level 5

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

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

The course aims to provide students with:

 

  • a deeper knowledge and understanding  of the diversity and quality of educational research relevant to the development of practice;

  • build on their emerging critical skills;

  • a deeper critical understanding of the role of research in informing and enhancing important aspects of professional practice, such as professional judgement, influence and transformation;

  • opportunities to critically evaluate practice in light of published research.

 

Further Information & Notes

This course has been developed in alignment with recent policy guidance promoting the incorporation of M-Level credits as part of initial teacher education programmes, with a longer term view of progression towards a M-Level teaching profession in Scotland.

This course, together with ED50A6 Connecting Policy Practice and Research, both at M-Level (SCQF Level 11), will develop students skills in the critical evaluation of published research, with a view to develop a critical evidence-based understanding of practice.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

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Assessment

None.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

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